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Clarence Jones and Andrea McEvoy Spero with students from St. Paul's Episcopal School in Oakland.
Dec 10 2014 | Posted In: Liberation Curriculum
On 5 November, the King Institute was honored to host the fifth grade class from St. Paul's Episcopal School in Oakland.
Congressional Record transcript of Barbara Lee's statement during presentation of Congressional Honor to the King Institute.
Dec 10 2014 | Posted In: King Institute
The King Institute received a Congressional honor this month on behalf of representatives Barbara Lee, Nancy Pelosi, George Miller, Anna Eshoo, Zoe Lofgren, Mike Honda, Jackie Speier, and Eric Swalwell. The honor commemorated the Institute's preservation and promotion of King's legacy and...
Nov 17 2014 | Posted In: King Institute
On 24 November, President Barack Obama will posthumously award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to civil rights workers Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Michael Schwerner. Their 1964 murders in Mississippi shocked the nation and galvanized young volunteers determined to secure the right to vote...
Photo of Clarence Jones, Clayborne Carson, and Len Rubinowitz
Oct 28 2014 | Posted In: Clayborne Carson
October 31, Northwestern University King Institute Director Clayborne Carson and Scholar Writer in Residence Clarence Jones participated in the Northwestern Journal of Law and Social Policy's 8th Annual Symposium, which this year explored the theme "Martin Luther King's Lawyers: From Montgomery to...
Oct 6 2014 | Posted In: Clayborne Carson, King Institute
King Institute Director Clayborne Carson traveled to Berlin to commemorate the 50th anniversary of King's September 1964 visit to both sides of the Berlin Wall that divided the city. Organized by Berliner Festspiele, "Ein Tag für … Martin Luther King, Jr." took place on Sunday, 5 October 2014. More...