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Maria Gitin shares her Freedom Summer experience with attendees.
Jan 28 2015
On January 28, the King Institute hosted Freedom Summer veteran Maria Gitin, who discussed her new book This Bright Light of Ours: Stories from the Voting Rights Fight. The book offers an insider's experience
Dr. Carson with members of the Motherlode Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee.
Jan 25 2015 | Posted In: Clayborne Carson
Institute Director Clayborne Carson had a very busy MLK holiday, giving interviews with outlets including local public radio, MSNBC, USA Today and the Mercury News on topics ranging from King's legacy to the Ferguson protests to reactions to the Selma film and Oscars-snub.  On January 11, Dr....
Staff and students attend Selma
Jan 20 2015 | Posted In: King Institute
In honor of the national King holiday, staff and students attended a viewing of the film, Selma. All of the attendees give the film two thumbs up, and highly recommend it. 
King Institute Staff and performers at King Holiday event
Jan 19 2015 | Posted In: King Institute
The King Institute was happy to welcome visitors to our annual Open House over the King holiday weekend. Over 100 colleagues, supporters, students, and teachers stopped by as we celebrated the recent publication of Volume VII, and heard musical performances from San Francisco musician Tammy Hall...
Chuck Moran holding a copy of Volume 7
Jan 18 2015 | Posted In: King Papers, Volume VII
Volume VII has reconnected a participant in the civil rights movement to a long-lost picture. In a photograph featured in Volume VII: To Save the Soul of America, January 1961-August 1962 of The Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr., King thanks eleven-year-old Chuck Moran for being the first to...