Glenn talks with Dr. Alveda King

Books by Dr. Alveda King

Who We Are In Christ Jesus


Sons of Thunder: The King Family Legacy


How Can the Dream Survive If We Murder the Children?


GLENN: Alveda King is with us. Doctor, how are you?

ALVEDA KING: I'm just wonderful. I was listening to everything you said, and everything happens for a reason. Why are we here now? I was just really listening, Glenn.

GLENN: Why are we here now?


GLENN: Why are we? I mean

ALVEDA KING: Well, we're here to reclaim America.

GLENN: No, no, no, I mean no, no

ALVEDA KING: And it doesn't belong to us. It belongs to the people. We the people, all of us. And so we've got to come together to do it, Glenn. You know we do.

GLENN: Alveda, I want to start on something personal before we get into what are you expecting tomorrow and what advice do you have. But if you don't mind if I could get a little personal. Your father died. Everybody talks about Martin Luther King, but Martin's Martin's brother, your father, also died. Can you tell us a little bit about him?

ALVEDA KING: Well, Dad they looked remarkably alike. Dad was the younger. There's three, Chris King who's still living, Martin and then my dad, A. D. And so my dad was a little taller after my uncle after they grew up and he was like a protector. So you would always see him kind of in the background like a shadow watching over his brother. My mother said that when my Uncle Martin was killed, I was in Louisville, Kentucky. Dad was preaching at a church there. They had actually bombed his church office there that year. And when he died, my daddy rushed away. I was getting ready to go to the because I was in the ROTC and we had a ball and stuff. Daddy rushed away. So my mother said after my uncle was killed, my daddy cried every night, and he was very grieved, forever grieved at the loss of his brother. Because Dad and Uncle Martin shared the same room. When they were little boys, they shared the same bed because their Uncle Joel lived there to go to college. So they were really, really, really close. I can't emphasize how much. Kind of like the Kennedy brothers if you think about that.

GLENN: Yeah.

ALVEDA KING: And so what they would say, we killed Martin Luther King, there's another one who looks like him, sounds like him, we ought to get rid of him, too. Yeah.

GLENN: How does it, how does it when you, when you approach this weekend and now you are standing down a couple of flights with me but standing in the same basic area and such an enormous gathering possibly, what goes through your head? I just shared the audience, what your daughter said before you left: Mom, come home.


GLENN: What's going through your head?

ALVEDA KING: Well, when I think about my children, I used to look at Daddy and Uncle Martin on TV and be at home with Daddy King, Sr. and Momma King sometimes and we would be watching the television and we would always say, yeah, we want them to come home. And they did for a long time and then one day they didn't. But as we stand there, Glenn, and this is important, and I hope everybody understands that you are not trying to be Martin Luther King, I'm not trying to be Martin Luther King. You're Glenn, I'm Alveda. And whoever speaks today, tomorrow, we're all ourselves. So that's very important. And I think I'm really happy we're not standing on the same steps. I'm glad we're a few steps down.

GLENN: Oh, yeah. I don't think I would have. I think if they would have allowed us to nobody can speak up there now.

ALVEDA KING: Okay, I'm glad.

GLENN: But I think if they would have allowed us to, I don't think I would have accepted that. I don't that just sends the wrong message.

ALVEDA KING: It does, and I'm glad. And so what I'm thinking about is all the people who are coming, you've been meditating on faith, on hope, on charity, on honor, honoring God first, loving our neighbors as ourselves and honoring the military giants to me who, they are not even trying to be heroes. They just want to go out and serve. And so as we honor servants, I'm remembering that my uncle said don't say that I wrote books, don't say that I got awards and made all these speeches. Just tell people I want it to serve, I want it to help someone.

GLENN: That is a difference, isn't it, Alveda?

ALVEDA KING: Well, that's what I'm thinking about, serving others, that's what I'm thinking about.

GLENN: Can you one piece of advice that you would have to give to people who are going to attend, what would the piece of advice be?

ALVEDA KING: Somebody called me, I don't know if it was yesterday or today, and they said put on the full armor and that's the helmet of salvation, sword of the spirit, breastplate of righteousness, girdle of truth, sandals of the gospel of peace and the shield of faith. And then hold up the blood stained banner of Jesus, and that banner, his banner over us is love. So, you know, you were saying before, it's not about hating people, it's not about being angry, let's try to communicate, let's try to be one. You know, it's not about who goes to which rally or which march today. It's about unifying ourselves in love, honoring each other. And that's the main point. So come expecting to honor, to love. To serve. That's what I want people to do.

GLENN: Alveda, I can't thank you enough for not ever judging me and not, not making me feel uncomfortable that I have been an ignorant American on so much history but just being so kind and teaching me and allowing me to allowing me to even just learn from you. I can't thank you enough and I can't thank you for standing where you are going to stand tomorrow. I know you are under ungodly pressure now for what you are doing, and I'm sorry for that, Alveda.

ALVEDA KING: That's okay because it comes with the territory. Did your mommy ever tell you, if you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.

GLENN: Well, you are a King. I know you can stand the heat.

ALVEDA KING: It's what I do and I feel the same way. I'm very honored to know you, to see you in your growth. I told somebody the other day that you are enlarging your tent. And I just pray that the Lord will enlarge your territory. I really do.

GLENN: God bless you.

ALVEDA KING: And you know what, Glenn, when I see you, it's not about a red state or a blue state.

GLENN: I know.

ALVEDA KING: Or pink skin or fair skin or ebony skin or whatever.

GLENN: It's about character.

ALVEDA KING: It's about the character!

GLENN: Alveda King, the name of the book's How the Dream Can Survive If We Murder the Children and Who we are in Christ, available everywhere.

The Biden administration is now doing everything it can to censor what it has decided is COVID-19 "misinformation." But Glenn Beck isn't confident that the silencing of voices will stop there.

Yeonmi Park grew up in North Korea, where there is no freedom of speech, and she joined Glenn to warn that America must not let this freedom go.

"Whenever authoritarianism rises, the first thing they go after is freedom of speech," she said.

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Most self-proclaimed Marxists know very little about Marxism. Some of them have all the buzzwords memorized. They talk about the exploits of labor. They talk about the slavery of capitalist society and the alienation caused by capital. They talk about the evils of power and domination.

But they don't actually believe what they say. Or else they wouldn't be such violent hypocrites. And we're not being dramatic when we say "violent."

For them, Marxism is a political tool that they use to degrade and annoy their political enemies.

They don't actually care about the working class.

Another important thing to remember about Marxists is that they talk about how they want to defend the working class, but they don't actually understand the working class. They definitely don't realize that the working class is composed mostly of so many of the people they hate. Because, here's the thing, they don't actually care about the working class. Or the middle class. They wouldn't have the slightest clue how to actually work, not the way we do. For them, work involves ranting about how work and labor are evil.

Ironically, if their communist utopia actually arrived, they would be the first ones against the wall. Because they have nothing to offer except dissent. They have no practical use and no real connection to reality.

Again ironically, they are the ultimate proof of the success of capitalism. The fact that they can freely call for its demise, in tweets that they send from their capitalistic iPhones, is proof that capitalism affords them tremendous luxuries.

Their specialty is complaining. They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They sneer at Christianity for promising Heaven in exchange for good deeds on earth — which is a terrible description of Christianity, but it's what they actually believe — and at the same time they criticize Christianity for promising a utopia, they give their unconditional devotion to a religion that promises a utopia.

They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They think capitalism has turned us into machines. Which is a bad interpretation of Marx's concept of the General Intellect, the idea that humans are the ones who create machines, so humans, not God, are the creators.

They think that the only way to achieve the perfect society is by radically changing and even destroying the current society. It's what they mean when they say things about the "status quo" and "hegemony" and the "established order." They believe that the system is broken and the way to fix it is to destroy, destroy, destroy.

Critical race theory actually takes it a step farther. It tells us that the racist system can never be changed. That racism is the original sin that white people can never overcome. Of course, critical race theorists suggest "alternative institutions," but these "alternative institutions" are basically the same as the ones we have now, only less effective and actually racist.

Marx's violent revolution never happened. Or at least it never succeeded. Marx's followers have had to take a different approach. And now, we are living through the Revolution of Constant Whining.

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Americans are losing faith in our justice system and the idea that legal consequences are applied equally — even to powerful elites in office.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he believes will come next with the Durham investigation, which hopefully will provide answers to the Obama FBI's alleged attempts to sabotage former President Donald Trump and his campaign years ago.

Rep. Nunes and Glenn assert that we know Trump did NOT collude with Russia, and that several members of the FBI possibly committed huge abuses of power. So, when will we see justice?

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The corporate media is doing everything it can to protect Dr. Anthony Fauci after Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) roasted him for allegedly lying to Congress about funding gain-of-function research in Wuhan, China.

During an extremely heated exchange at a Senate hearing on Tuesday, Sen. Paul challenged Dr. Fauci — who, as the director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, oversees research programs at the National Institute of Health — on whether the NIH funded dangerous gain-of-function research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

Dr. Fauci denied the claims, but as Sen. Paul knows, there are documents that prove Dr. Fauci's NIH was funding gain-of-function research in the Wuhan biolab before COVID-19 broke out in China.

On "The Glenn Beck Program," Glenn and Producer Stu Burguiere presented the proof, because Dr. Fauci's shifting defenses don't change the truth.

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