Stanford University The Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute
News Archive: 12/2008
Civil Rights Pioneers Meet for Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Briefing
December 04, 2008
Pioneers of the civil rights movement gathered in the District of Columbia on the 2 and 3 December for a briefing about the Martin Luther King Jr., National Memorial to be situated on the National Mall. In addition to being informed about the status of the Memorial, participants of the event were acknowledged as historical leaders who took part in the early days of struggle for civil rights. Stanford history professor, Clayborne Carson, who is also Director of the King Institute at Stanford, joined his fellow pioneers at the briefing, having also participated in the designing process of the Memorial.