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Guy Carawan and his wife, Candie
May 8 2015 | Posted In: King Institute
Civil rights activist and folk singer, Guy Carawan, died on Saturday, May 2 2015 in his home in New Market, Tenn.
Mural by Paula Scher for the Center for Civil and Human Rights
Feb 2 2015 | Posted In: Liberation Curriculum
On January 31st, Dr. Andrea McEvoy Spero conducted a workshop with teachers at Morehouse College and the newly opened National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta, Georgia. The workshop aimed to assist teachers in developing strategies for using primary sources to deepen their...
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. 

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