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Jul 20 2020 | Posted In: King Institute
John Robert Lewis, the last of the “Big Six” civil rights leaders, chairman of SNCC, and Georgia congressman, passed away on 17 July. Born 21 February 1940 in rural Troy, Alabama, to sharecropper parents, Lewis was first inspired to fight against racial segregation after hearing Martin Luther King...
Jul 17 2020 | Posted In: King Institute
The Reverend Cordy Tindell Vivian, aide to Martin Luther King, Jr., and longtime community organizer, passed away this morning at his Atlanta home at the age of 95.
Jul 13 2020 | Posted In: Clayborne Carson, Liberation Curriculum
This episode focuses on Martin Luther King, Jr.'s involvement in the 1961/1962 Albany Movement, in Albany GA.
Jun 29 2020
"Clayborne Carson, director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University, said that 'for a person who was pretty much unknown to the world until just last week, this is unprecedented.' 'This has touched a nerve,' Carson said. 'It’s been building up for all...
Jun 28 2020 | Posted In: Clayborne Carson, Liberation Curriculum
This episode follows Kings' move to Atlanta and Martin's involvement in students' sit-in campaign. In early 1960 the King family left Montgomery, Alabama, and relocated to Atlanta, Georgia, where King continued his work at the SCLC.

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