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From Freedom Summer to Ferguson: Teaching King and Nonviolent Direct Action

Cover of "A Time to Break Silence" curriculum guide
Jan 7 2015

Please join us for a teacher's workshop on Tuesday, January 13th from 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM. The event is free and open to educators upon online registration

Refreshments will be offered from 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute located in Cypress Hall D, 466 Via Ortega, Stanford University. The workshop will be held from 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM at Y2E2, Room 101, 473 Via Ortega Stanford University. 

This teacher’s workshop will focus on the newly published anthology, A Time to Break Silence: The Essential Works of Martin Luther King, Jr., for Students, and will be facilitated by Dr. Andrea McEvoy Spero, Director of Education for The Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute. All participants will receive teaching materials.

Our special guest, Dr. Clarence B. Jones will lead us in a discussion of King’s relevance today. Dr. Jones is the former personal counsel, advisor, draft speech writer and close friend of King. During the Birmingham Campaign, Dr. Jones smuggled King’s hand-written letter from his jail cell, which became the “Letter from Birmingham Jail.” 


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