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Stanford Honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Events

Where Do We Go From Here? Documentary Film Festival

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute hosts a four-day webinar and film festival. The festival will feature over 15 documentaries as well as musical performances and panel discussions that speak to Dr. King's unanswered question:
"Where do we go from here?"
Friday,  Jan. 15 - Monday, Jan. 18

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University Public Worship

The Office for Religious and Spiritual Life hosts its annual celebration of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., at University Public Worship with a student-led reflection on Bending the Arc.
Sunday, Jan. 17, noon

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Leadership for Society: Race and Power

When the conversation turns to race, it typically focuses on people of color. Today, it seems much less uncomfortable to talk about and ask, What does it mean to be white? Who gets to be white and why? GSB Professor Brian Lowery talks with Ian Lópezthe author of White by Law. They discuss how the concept of whiteness was constructed and how current law maintains unequal outcomes. 
Monday,  Jan. 18, 6:15 p.m.

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Podcasts/Webcasts

The King Legacy at Stanford

In 2009, Clayborne Carson, founding director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute and head of the King Papers Project, addressed the Stanford Historical Society and described how the university became home to the King Papers Project.

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World House Podcast

This series of podcasts is inspired by Martin Luther King, Jr., and his vision of a just and peaceful world. Listen to Clayborne Carson, director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute, and Mira Foster, director of the Liberation Curriculum, as they talk about the Rev. Dr. King and the freedom struggles he inspired.

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Movements for Change: Martin Luther King, 1965-66

In 1965, Bob Fitch became a photographer for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), of which the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was president. Traveling throughout Alabama, Mississippi and Georgia, Fitch documented day-to-day civil rights movement events.  An image of Dr. King taken by Fitch in 1966 served as the basis for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C. Stanford Libraries is home to the Bob Fitch Photography Archives, which contains over 200,000 images.

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Taking the Mic: 50 Years Later

Stanford alums Mary Bacon, Warren Hayman, Omowale Satterwhite and Keni Washington share memories of the Taking the Mic protest by Black students at a campus convocation held in the wake of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., in 1968.

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Coming Next Month

Discover Stanford for You

Get connected with one of our world’s premier research universities and learn a few things along the way! Discover Stanford For You is an opportunity for stakeholders locally and around the world to learn about Stanford's mission, groundbreaking research and purposeful impact in the world. We invite you to engage with us as we share the benefits of a global research university.
Wednesday, Feb. 10, 10 a.m.

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