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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.
Dr. Andrea McEvoy Spero with St. Paul's Episcopal School students
Mar 5 2013 | Posted In: King Institute, Liberation Curriculum
Why is it important to learn from the past? Why and how do people struggle for social justice? What rights and responsibilities do we have in our world today? These questions guided St. Paul's Episcopal School students as they investigated the modern African American freedom struggle. Andrea McEvoy...