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Jun 22 2020 | Posted In: Clayborne Carson, King Institute
"With so much going on across the country, many fear the message of the protests is getting lost with the looting. Many are hoping the demonstrations lead to change and longtime professor and activist Dr. Clayborne Carson says it needs to happen in society and policing.
Sep 3 2019 | Posted In: King Institute
Maude Lerita Williams Ballou, a civil rights activist and Martin Luther King, Jr.’s first personal secretary, passed away on 26 August. Born 13 September 1925 in Fairfort, Alabama, and raised in Mobile, Ballou earned a BS in business administration from Southern University, Baton Rouge in 1947. She...
Aug 16 2018 | Posted In: King Institute
Aretha Franklin, widely recognized as the “Queen of Soul,” died at her home in Detroit today. The official cause of death was advanced pancreatic cancer of the neuroendocrine type. She was 76. Born on Memphis on 25 March 1942, Franklin moved at the age of four to Detroit, where her father, the Rev...
Aug 11 2018 | Posted In: Clayborne Carson, King Institute
Dorothy Cotton: A Life Well Lived from Clayborne Carson on Vimeo.
Jun 13 2018 | Posted In: King Institute, King Papers, Volumes, Volume VII
The Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers Project at Stanford University was awarded a National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) grant in the amount of $200,000 for the continuation of its work on Volumes 8 and 9, as well as the digital edition of The Papers of Martin Luther King,...