MTV to Go Black and White on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 19, 2015 1:51 AM

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MTV to Go Black and White on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

MTV is going black and white on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The network will turn off the color for 12 hours on Monday, January 19 as part of its #TheTalk campaign to encourage people to talk about race.

During the 12-hour programming, MTV will feature commentary from stars such as , , , , , and , "" director Ava DuVernay, as well as politicians like U.S. senators Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.), and Rep. John Lewis who marched with Martin Luther King Jr. in the 1960s.

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