Rev. Dennis McCarthy and Worship Associate Kristina Spaude – As background for Martin Luther King Day, Rev. Dennis McCarty will ask, “What Is Race?” We’ve certainly come a long way in the almost-fifty years since Dr. King delivered his “I have a dream” speech. But let’s take a quick look at the difference between discussions on “race” versus the genetic (as opposed to social) realities. We are still influenced by racial misconceptions that are hundreds of years old–and we still have a long way to go.