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The Source: DreamWeek Spurs Dialogue

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Joey Palacios | Texas Public Radio
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2014 MLK March

DreamWeek began its 4th year last Friday. The 12-day series of events, lectures, and activities aims to inspire conversations about cultures and communities. Encouraging these conversations, they hope, will foster tolerance. 

The series of events leads up to the Martin Luther King Jr March next Monday, but is operated independently of it. San Antonio's MLK march is the largest in the country attracting more than 150,000 people annually. 

The past few years have seen the hyper-polarization of the country's politics envelope its culture and many of its communities. Riots in Baltimore, Ferguson, and other U.S. cities over the unarmed deaths of African American men, have highlighted the chasm of communities. Questions of policing, ____ and justice permeated 2015. 

What does DreamWeek mean in the context of today's America

Guest:

Shokare Nakpodia, President and founder of DreamWeek LLC

Paul Flahive can be reached at Paul@tpr.org and on Twitter at @paulflahive