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Aug 15 2017
  On June 29, 2017, Dr. Timothy L. Lake, associate professor of English at Wabash College, visited the King Institute to deliver a seminar named, “Who Loves You More?: Cornel West, Barack Obama and the Political Philosophy of Martin Luther King, Jr.”
Jul 26 2017
On the week of July 24, 2017, five rising seniors from Mission San Jose High School interned at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Institute. Using the Institute’s primary source documents and under the guidance of Institute Director Dr. Clayborne Carson, and Curriculum Support Specialist Risha Krishna,...
Jul 21 2017
On July 21, 2017, Dr. Clarence Jones, the King Institute’s scholar-in-residence and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s attorney, speechwriter and advisor, delivered a talk at the Institute. Dr. Jones spoke about his personal experiences with Dr. King, recounted humorous personal anecdotes, and shared his...
Clarence B. Jones Library photo
Jun 8 2017 | Posted In: King Institute
King Institute scholar-in-residence Clarence B. Jones was honored on Tuesday, June 6, by his alma mater, Palmyra High School in New Jersey, for his life’s work as a civil rights activist and counsel to Martin Luther King, Jr. After delivering a speech Tuesday morning, Jones took part in a ceremony...
May 10 2017 | Posted In: Clayborne Carson
Stanford professor and historian Clayborne Carson recounted Martin Luther King Jr.’s life experiences to encourage BYU students to stand for human rights.  Carson’s BYU forum, given on Feb. 28, was titled “Where Do We Go from Here? Chaos or Community.” This is also the title to a book King wrote...