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Before British actor David Oyelowo starred in hit films like “Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” “Lincoln” and “The Butler”, he knew he was going to play Martin Luther King, Jr. He talks to “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” about his journey getting the role of a lifetime to play who was arguably the most influential man during the civil rights movement in his new film “Selma.”

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Watch the latest edition of Dish Nation to hear him discuss his calling for this role, the impact Oprah Winfrey had on the film, and how he was able to speak like Dr. King despite his British accent in this interview!

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