The Ronnie Lott Director Martin Luther King, Jr., Research & Education Institute Cypress Hall D, Stanford University Stanford, California 94305-4146 Ph. (650) 723-2092/725-8828/269-7502 or FAX 723-2093 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Volume V: Threshold of a New Decade, January 1959-December 1960. Edited with Tenisha Armstrong, Susan Carson, Adrienne Clay, and Kieran Taylor. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005.
Civil Rights Chronicle: The African-American Struggle for Freedom. Primary Consultant. Lincolnwood, Illinois: Publications International, Ltd., 2003.
Reporting Civil Rights. Part One: American Journalism 1941-1963 and Part Two: American Journalism, 1963-1973. Editorial advisor, with David Garrow, Bill Kovach, and Carol Polsgrove. New York: The Library of America, 2003.
The Autobiography of Martin Luther King. Jr. Editor. New York: Warner Books and Time Warner AudioBooks, 1998. • Martin Luther King Autobiographie. Paris: Bayard Éditions, 1998 (Traduction et notes de Marc Saporta et Michèle Truchan-Saporta). • «I Have a Dream» L’autobiographia del profeta dell’uguaglianza. Milano: Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, 2000 (Traduzione di Tania Gargiulo). • Eu Tenho um Sonho: A Autobiographia de Martin Luther King. Lisboa: Editorial Bizâncio, 2003 (Tradução de Francisco Agarez) . Other foreign language editions: Finnish, Japanese, Korean.
"Martin Luther King, Jr.: Charismatic Leadership in a Mass Struggle." Journal of American History 74 (September 1987): 448-454. Reprinted in Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement, edited by John A. Kirk (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007); The Leader's Companion: Insights on Leadership Through the Ages, edited by J. Thomas Wren (New York: The Free Press, 1995); Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Issues in American History, Volume II, edited by Larry Madaras and James M. So Relle (Guilford, Connecticut: Dushkin Publishing Group, 1989).
"Reflection: How I First Saw King and Found the Movement," in This Light of Ours: Activist Photo Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement. Edited by Leslie G. Kelen. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2011.
"Martin Luther King, Jr., and the African-American Social Gospel." In African-American Christianity, edited by Paul E. Johnson, 159-177. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994. Reprinted African-American Religion: Interpretive Essays in History and Culture, edited by Tomothy E. Fulop and Albert J. Raboteau. New York: Routledge, 1997. Reprinted African American Religious Thought, edited by Cornel West and Eddie S. Glaude, Jr., 696-714. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2003.
"Reconstructing the King Legacy: Scholars and National Myths." In We Shall Overcome: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Black Freedom Struggle, edited by Peter J. Albert and Ronald Hoffman, 239-248. New York: Pantheon Books, 1990. Revised version of "Martin Luther King, Jr.: Charismatic Leadership in a Mass Struggle."
"Blacks & Jews in the Civil Rights Movement: The Case of SNCC." In Bridges and Boundaries: African Americans and American Jews, edited by Jack Salzman, 36-49. New York: George Braziller, 1992. Earlier version published in Jews in Black Perspectives: A Dialogue, edited by Joseph R. Washington, Jr., 113-131. Rutherford, New Jersey.: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press and Associated University Presses, 1984 and Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, 1989.
"Civil Rights Reform and the Black Freedom Struggle." In The Civil Rights Movement in America, edited by Charles W. Eagles, 19-32. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1986. Reprinted in Interpretations of American History: Patterns & Perspectives, edited by Francis G. Couvares et al., eds. New York: Free Press, 2000.
"Martin Luther King, Jr." In The Oxford Companion to American Military History, John Whiteclay Chambers II et al., eds. (New York: Oxford University Press, 1999).
"Martin Luther King, Jr. " In The Encyclopedia of Political Revolutions, Jack A. Goldstone, ed. (Washington: Congressional Quarterly Books, 1988).
"Martin Luther King, Jr." In Protest, Power, and Change: An Encyclopedia of Nonviolent Action from ACT-UP to Women's Suffrage, Roger S. Powers and William B. Vogele, eds. (New York: Garland Publishing, 1997).
"Black Panther Party for Self-Defense," "Martin Luther King, Jr.," and "Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee." In Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History, Jack Salzman, David Lionel Smith, and Cornel West, eds. (New York: Simon & Schuster MacMillian, 1996).
"African Americans at War," "German-American Bund," (with Stephanie Brookins), and "Japanese Americans." In The Oxford Companion to the Second World War, I. C. B. Dear, ed. (New York: Oxford University Press, 1995).
"Malcolm X." World Book Encyclopedia (Chicago: World Book Publishing, 1994).
"African Americans." In Oxford Companion to Politics of the World, Joel Krieger, ed. (New York: Oxford University Press, 1993).
"The Black Panther Party" (co-author David Malcolm Carson) In Encyclopedia of the American Left, Mari Jo Buhle et al eds. (New York: Garland Publishing, 1990). Reprinted in Civil Rights Since 1787: A Reader on the Black Struggle, Jonathan Birnbaum and Clarence Taylor, eds. (New York: New York University Press, 2000).
"Black Freedom Movement." In Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, Charles Reagan Wilson and William Ferris, eds. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1989).
"From Garvey to Jackson." Review of The Marcus Garvey and Universal Negro Improvement Association Papers, edited by Robert A. Hill. Nation, 31 March 1984. Reprinted in Uncivil War: Race, Civil Rights & the Nation. New York: The Nation Press, 1995.
Time on the Cross: The Economics of American Negro Slavery, by Robert William Fogel and Stanley L. Engerman. Psychology Today, September 1974.
"Passages of Martin Luther King," Palestinian National Theatre - Hakawati production, East Jerusalem, March 22-24, 2011, translated and directed by Kamel El Basha with Ramzi Maqdisi performing King. Additional performances in the West Bank communities of Jenin (March 27), Nablus (March 29), Bethlehem (March 31), Hebron (April 2), Tulkarem (April 3) and Ramallah (April 5).
"Passages of Martin Luther King," international premiere by the National Theatre of China at Beijing Oriental Pioneer Theatre, June 21-24, 2007, directed by Wu Xiaojiang, with Cao Li performing King.
"Passages of Martin Luther King," presented at the Palladium Theater in St. Petersburg, Florida, February 28, 2009 (with Aldo Billingslea performing King). Dramatic readings: the Claremont Colleges (Aldo Billingslea), April 4, 2008 (with Aldo Billingslea); the Rotunda Building, Oakland, January 25, 2007 (Aldo Billingslea); by National of China in Beijing on May 28, 2006 (under title "I Have a Dream "); at Stanford University on January 15, 2006 (Aldo Billingslea). Also presented at Princeton Theological Seminary, January 27, 2000; Utah Valley State College, January 24, 2000; Willamette University, January 21, 2000; University of Washington, Tacoma, January 15, 1998; University of Washington, Seattle, January 14, 1998; Dartmouth College, January 15, 1996; and Stanford University, January 17, 1994 (withFloyd Thompkins, Tony Haney, and Condoleezza Rice as "Coretta")
"Martin Luther King, Jr., on War and Peace," one-actor dramatic reading adapted from "Passages of Martin Luther King," presented at Oakland's Lakeshore Avenue Baptist Church on August 28, 2003 (Danny Glover) and at Stanford on February 19, 2003 (Aldo Billingslea).
"Passages of Martin Luther King," docudrama, produced and directed by Victor Leo Walker, II, presented by Stanford Drama Department and Stanford Committee on Black Performing Arts, April 2, 3, 9, 10, 1993, at Stanford University's Dinkelspiel Auditorium with Reverend Floyd Thompkins performing King.
Interviewee and playwright, Bringing King to China (documentary film by Kevin McKiernan, 2011)
Co-editor. A Call to Conscience:The Landmark Speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Time Warner AudioBooks, 2001).
Editor and Reader of Editor's Introduction. The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. (Time Warner AudioBooks, 1998). Grammy Award winner for best documentary recording.
Co-editor. A Knock at Midnight: Inspiritation from the Great Sermons of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. (Time Warner AudioBooks, 1998).
Historical advisor and onscreen interviewee. Blacks and Jews (Snitow-Kaufman/California Newsreel, 1997).
Historical advisor. Chicano! (National Latino Communications Center and Galán Productions, 1996) 1. Quest for a Homeland; 2. The Struggle in the Fields; 3. Taking Back the Schools; 4. Fighting for Political Power.
Historical advisor. Freedom on My Mind (California Newsreel, 1994). American Historical Association and Organization of American Historians award for best documentary; nominated for Academy Award for best documentary feature.
Historical advisor, Dawn’s Early Light: Ralph McGill and the Segregated South (1988)
Senior historical advisor and co-editor of Reader. Eyes on the Prize: America at the Racial Crossroads -- 1965-1985 (Blackside, Inc./PBS Video, 1989) 1. The Time Has Come (1964-1965); 2. Ain't Gonna Shuffle No More (1964-1972); 3. Two Societies (1965-1968); 4. Power! (1967-1968); 5. The Promised Land (1967-1968); 6. A Nation of Law? (1968-1971); 7. The Keys to the Kingdom (1974-1980); 8. Back to the Movement (1979-mid 1980s).
Senior historical advisor and co-editor of Reader. Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years (Blackside, Inc./PBS Video, 1986) Episode 1. Awakenings (1954-1956); 2. Fighting Back (1957-1962); 3. Ain't Scare of Your Jails (1960-1961); 4. No Easy Walk (1963); 5: Mississippi: Is This America? (1962-1964); Bridge to Freedom (1965).
MISCELLANEOUS WRITINGS AND EDITIONS
Foreword, Confluence of Thought: Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr., by Bidyut Chakrabarty (New York: Oxford University Press, 2013)
"How I first Saw King and Found the Movement," in Leslie G. Kelen, ed., This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement (Jackson: Univeristy Press of Mississippi, 2011), pp. 191-203.
"How Bloody Sunday at the Edmund Pettus Bridge Changed Everything," in The Unfinished Agenda of the Selma-Montgomery Voting Rights, the Editors of Black Issues in Higher Education with Dara N. Byrne, eds. (Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons, 2005).
Talking about Martin Luther King, Jr.," Socialism and Liberation 2 (January 2005).
[Guest editor of special Martin Luther King, Jr. Issue] "A Personal Journey to Understanding Martin Luther King, Jr.," "Paradoxes of King Historiography," "To Walk in Dignity: The Montgomery Bus Boycott," "Between Contending Forces: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the African American Freedom Struggle," "The Unfinished Dialogue of Martin Luther King, Jr., and Malcolm X," and "Keeping the Dream Alive: The King Papers Project's Liberation Curriculum" (with Erin Cook), Organization of American Historians Magazine of History 19 (January 2005).
"Multiracial Democracy will require changes in behavior, political practices." Campus Report (Stanford), 30 August 1995.
"Is Multiracial Democracy Possible?" The Commonwealth 89 (August 1995).
"Rediscovering Martin Luther King's values." Campus Report (Stanford), 15 February 1995.
Foreword. In The Black Panthers Speak, by Philip S. Foner. New York: Da Capo Press, 1995.
"Malcolm X: The Deaths of Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X Meant a Missed Chance for a Common Solution." San Francisco Examiner Magazine, 19 February 1995.
"Passages of Martin Luther King," docudrama, produced and directed by Victor Leo Walker, II, presented by Stanford Drama Department and Stanford Committee on Black Performing Arts, April 2, 3, 9, 10, 1993, at Stanford University's Dinkespiel Auditorium. Also presented as dramatic reading at Dartmouth College, January 15, 1996.
Introduction. In Inside Agitators: White Southerners in the Civil Rights Movement, by David L. Chappell. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994.
Introduction. Essays on the American Civil Rights Movement [The Walter Prescott Webb Memorial Lectures], edited by W. Marvin Dulaney and Kathleen Underwood. College Station: Texas A. & M University Press, 1993.
"Martin and Malcolm." Atlanta Journal and Constitution, 17 January 1993.
"Historical Overview." Countdown to Eternity: an Exhibition of Photographs by Benedict J. Fernandez. Pittsburgh: Manchester Craftsmen's Guild, 1993.
The Movement, 1964-1970. Edited with the staff of the Martin Luther King, Jr, Papers Project. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1993.
"Malcolm X: the Man and the Myth." San Francisco Examiner, 22 November 1992.
Introduction. The Student Voice, 1960-1965: Periodical of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. Edited with the staff of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers Project. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1990.
Introduction. A Guide to Research on Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Modern Black Freedom Struggle. Occasional Publications in Bibliography Series, Number One, compiled by the staff of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers Project. Stanford, California: Stanford University Libraries, 1989.
"SNCC and the Black Struggle." In The Recent Past: Readings on America since World War II, edited by Allan M. Winkler. New York: Harper & Row, 1989 [excerpted from In Struggle].
"The March, Revealing, Yet Obscuring." Baltimore Sun, 28 August 1988
"Once Inside, Can Jackson Contain Discontent Outside?" Pacific News Service, 25 July 1988.
"A Middle-Class Picnic." Southern Exposure 16 (Summer 1988).
"The King Within Us All; 'Charismatic' Label Obscures His True Role and Legacy." Focus [Joint Center for Political Studies] 15 (January 1987).
"Celebrate King's Achievement by Lifting the Shroud of Myth." Atlanta Constitution, 19 January 1987.
Afterword. Freedom Song: A Personal Story of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement, by Mary King. New York: William Morrow, 1987.
Introduction in "A Short History of American Attitudes About Poverty."(with Rebecca Lowen), In Poverty with a Human Face: Poverty, Justice and Equality in Contemporary United States, edited by Clayborne Carson. San Francisco: Public Media Center, 1985.
"Rainbow Power: Threat or Opportunity." Pacific News Service, 22 July 1984.
"Graduate Schools of Academic Historians: Trends in Hiring Patterns of Historians." AHA Perspectives 22 (November 1984): 10-13.
"Martin Luther King as a Unifying Force in the Black Struggle," Congressional Record [Extension of remarks of Hon. John Conyers, Jr.], April 30, 1981, p. E 1991-1992.
"The Tax Revolt and Suburban-Urban Conflict." Courses by Newspaper series of University of California, San Diego. Reprinted in Humanities Network, Fall 1978.
"The Environmental Problem: An Historian Comments." Humanities Network (December 1976).
"The Hollow Prize; Black Power after Ten Years." Nation 223 (August 14-21, 1976): 111-115. [Reprinted in A History of Our Time: Readings on Postwar America, edited by William H. Chafe and Harvard Sitkoff. New York: Oxford University Press, 1st and 2nd ed., 1983, 1987. Pp. 147-154].
Numerous articles for The Los Angeles Free Press during period from 1965 through 1968.
Keynote, "Hope, Faith, and Shattered Dreams: The Callenges We Still Face Today." 25th Annual Commemoration Honoring King, sponsored by HD Rhein-Neckar Branch NAACP & German-American Institute (DAI), Providence Church, Heidelberg, Germany
"Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.". Forrestal Auditorium, Department of Energy, Washington, D.C.
"The Global Significance and Legacy of King." Darden Graduate School of Business, University of Virginia, and Caplin Pavilian, University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia
"The Relevancy of the King Legacy in the 21st Century." Ebenezer Baptist Church, sponsored by Martin Luther King, Jr., National Historic Site, Atlanta, Georgia
"Gandhi and King," Keynote address for Conference on Global Legacies of Nonviolence, Oakton Community College, Skokie, Illinois
Participant in “World House: Connecting the Global Community,” Video Conference commemorating 40th Anniversary of assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. [Morehouse College, with University of Florida, Duke University, Stanford University]
"The King We Hardly Knew," Culture, Spiritual Values and the Pursuit of Excellence in Higher Education, Symposium Celebrating the Inauguration of Robert Michael Franklin, Jr., Morehouse College, Atlanta
"The Legacy of Martin Luther King," Brentwood School, Los Angeles
"With Liberty and Justice for All" Annual Symposium, The Henry Ford Museum, Detroit
"Of God and Country: A Look at Faith and Social Justice," Conversation with Dr. Robert Franklin, Sponsored by Hands on Atlanta
"Legacies of Martin Luther King, Jr. " United States Public Diplomacy Center, Brussels, Belgium
"King in Chicago: Reflections on the Movement," Fulfilling the Dream: 40th Anniversary Commenoration of the Chicago Freedom Movement, Harold Washington Cultural Center, Chicago
"Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Global Liberation Movement," Official Opening Conference of the Wilberforce Institute for the Study of Slavery and Emancipation: The Names on the Wall - the Individual, Power and Change, Hull, England
"The King Institute and the Future of the King Legacy," Stanford Alumni Club of Atlanta
"Affirmative Action in the U. S.," Universités à Sciences Po, Paris
"Affirmative Action in the U. S.," Université François Rabelais, Tours, France
Round table discussion, conference on Equal Opportunity and Diversity Promotion, sponsored by French-American Foundation and Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches Internationales de l'Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, Paris
"Affirmative Action in the U. S.," Université D'Orléans, France
"Affirmative Action in the U.S." to invited French audience, U.S. Embassy in Paris
Keynote, Eightieth Anniversary Celebration of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, San Mateo Branch, California
Lecture/discussion, "The Social Aspects of Theatre and the Theatricality of Society," Theatre Research Institute, Peking University, Beijing, China
To graduate students of College of Liberal Arts, Shanghai University, Shanghai
Seminar for academics, artists, journalists and government officials at American Center for Educational Exchange, Jingguang Center, Beijing
Online serminar/discussion, Sina.com web portal, Beijing
Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr's Dream, American Center for Educational Exchange, Jingguang Center, Beijing
"The King Research and Education Institute: Teaching with Primary Sources," California Council for the Social Studies, 45th Annual Conference, San Diego
W. E. B. Du Bois Annual Lecture, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Keynote, King Commemorative Program, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Keynote, King Commemorative Program, National Institutes of Health, Washington, DC
Keynote, "Leader, Scholar, Theologian: The Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.," Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, Center for Civic Leadership, The Belo Mansion, Dallas
Symposium on Protesting Prejudice after the Holocaust: The American Experience. Roundtable on Civil Rights Activism as a Legacy of the Holocast, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC
Sesquicentennial Symposium on Race, Repression, & Reconciliation, Berea College, Kentucky
Graduate School, Beijing International Studies University, China
Xicheng District Library, Beijing, China
Beijing Oriental School, Beijing
Department of History, Peking University, Beijing
Keynote, Collegium for African American Research, Université François Rabelais, Tours, France
Organization of American Historians Distinguished Lecture, Edinboro University, Pennsylvania
Black Leadership Forum & C-SPAN, "What Would Our Ancestors Think of Us?" at National Press Club, Washington, D. C.
American Historical Association Association for Documentary Editing Association for the Study of African American Life and History Organization of American Historians Society of American Historians Southern Historical Association Writers Guild of America, West