In Conversation with Dr. Wood

The Beloved Community Initiative is pleased to announce the new “In Conversation” series that begins with several short conversations with Dr. Virgil Wood.

The videos below capture Dr. Wood’s perspective on a broad range of issues relating to the Beloved Community and Beloved Economy. In the first video, Dr. Wood tells the story of how Martin Luther King Sr. and George Wallace came together and what this means for the Beloved Community.

In the second video, Dr. Wood discusses his idea for a George Floyd Jubilee on October 14, 2023, when Mr. Floyd would have been 50 years old. The promise of this jubilee is a just America for everyone.

In the final video, Dr. Wood reflects on his experience marching with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1960s and the current Black Lives Matter movement.

Dr. Wood reflects on the relationship between Martin Luther King Sr. and George Wallace.

Dr. Wood discusses his idea for a George Floyd Jubilee.

Dr. Virgil Wood on the Black Lives Matter Movement.