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Jun 11 2018 | Posted In: Clayborne Carson, King Institute
Dorothy Foreman Cotton, a prominent veteran leader in the human rights movement and a frequent visitor to the King Institute, passed away on June 10th, 2018 in her home at Ithaca, New York. Throughout the 1960s, Cotton was the highest-ranking female member in the Southern Christian Leadership...
Apr 26 2018 | Posted In: Clayborne Carson
By KENZO OKAZAKI Published in The Middlebury Campus, April 25, 2018  
Mar 3 2018 | Posted In: Clayborne Carson, King Institute
Award-winning television journalist and syndicated columnist Roland Martin visited the King Institute on March 1 to interview Scholar-in-Residence Clarence Jones and Director Clayborne Carson. The interviews will be featured in Martin's upcoming TV One documentary commemorating the 50th Anniversary...
Feb 15 2018 | Posted In: Clayborne Carson, King Institute, King Papers
NEW YORK, NY, February 14, 2018 — The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) today announced the winners of eight planning grants to build a sustainable system for the digital publication and discovery of historical records.
Feb 15 2018 | Posted In: King Institute
African American historian and King Papers Project advisory board member Lerone Bennett, Jr. died this past weekend after struggling with vascular dementia. He was 89 years old. The author of Before the Mayflower: A History of Black America and The Shaping of Black America, Bennett enjoyed a long...