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Jan 23 2018 | Posted In: King Institute
Reverend Wyatt Tee Walker passed away today at an assisted living facility in Chester, Virginia. Reverend Al Sharpton, confirming the news, called Walker “one of the greatest social justice and theological minds of our time.” He was “a true giant and irreplaceable leader.”
Aug 15 2017
  On June 29, 2017, Dr. Timothy L. Lake, associate professor of English at Wabash College, visited the King Institute to deliver a seminar named, “Who Loves You More?: Cornel West, Barack Obama and the Political Philosophy of Martin Luther King, Jr.”
Jul 26 2017
On the week of July 24, 2017, five rising seniors from Mission San Jose High School interned at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Institute. Using the Institute’s primary source documents and under the guidance of Institute Director Dr. Clayborne Carson, and Curriculum Support Specialist Risha Krishna,...
Jul 21 2017
On July 21, 2017, Dr. Clarence Jones, the King Institute’s scholar-in-residence and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s attorney, speechwriter and advisor, delivered a talk at the Institute. Dr. Jones spoke about his personal experiences with Dr. King, recounted humorous personal anecdotes, and shared his...
Jun 8 2017 | Posted In: King Institute
King Institute scholar-in-residence Clarence B. Jones was honored on Tuesday, June 6, by his alma mater, Palmyra High School in New Jersey, for his life’s work as a civil rights activist and counsel to Martin Luther King, Jr. After delivering a speech Tuesday morning, Jones took part in a ceremony...