LISTEN: Producer Will Packer discusses Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy

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Will Packer with Jada Pinkett Smith, left, and Regina Hall at the Atlanta premiere of "Girls Trip." Photo: Paras Griffin/Getty Images for Universal Pictures

Mega producer Will Packer’s Twitter handle says it all: Will Power Packer.

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We had a chance to talk with Packer today about all he’s up to, and will post the full interview soon. But April 4, 2018 was a momentous day: the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s death. As we pause as a nation to reflect on Dr. King’s life and legacy, we took the opportunity to ask one of Hollywood’s most successful producers for his thoughts.

Here’s what Packer had to say:

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