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Jun 11 2018 | Dorothy Cotton's Life of Service Leaves Lasting Legacy | Posted In: Clayborne Carson, King Institute
After a period of declining health, Dorothy died at her home on June 10, 2018. She was the highest ranking woman in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), directing the group's Citizenship Education Program (CEP) during the heyday of the Southern civil rights struggle. She earned a...
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...