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Photograph of Dr. Vincent Harding
May 20 2014 | Posted In: Clayborne Carson, King Institute
I was greatly saddened to hear today that “the Great Soul, Dr. Vincent Harding, left this world.” He was indeed an invaluable contributor to the African American freedom struggle and was one of the few remaining living links to the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Cover of "This Bright Light of Ours"
Jan 22 2014 | Posted In: King Institute
Maria Gitin, civil rights veteran, activist, and author, will be coming to Stanford on January 28th, 2015 to discuss her new book, This Bright Light of Ours: Stories from the Voting RIghts Fight. 
Dec 9 2013 | Posted In: King Institute
As we prepare to celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Martin Luther King, Jr., we also mourn the passing of Nelson Mandela, who has, along with Gandhi and King, symbolized the twentieth century freedom struggles that affected the lives of the majority of humanity.  
Photograph of Milton Reynolds, Dr. Andrea McEvoy Spero, and Dr. Clayborne Carson
Oct 17 2013 | Posted In: King Institute, Liberation Curriculum
In partnership with Facing History and Ourselves and Beacon Press, the King Institute hosted a webinar focused on the relevance of King's essential writings for current youth in our classrooms. Milton Reynolds moderates a discussion with Dr. Clayborne Carson and Dr.
Freedom's Ring drawing of marchers by Evan Bissell
Aug 20 2013 | Posted In: King Institute, Liberation Curriculum
Freedom's Ring is Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, annotated. Here you can compare the written and spoken speech, explore multimedia images, listen to movement activists and uncover historical context.