Stanford University The Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute
News Archive: 01/2009
LC - Facing History workshop
January 26, 2009
Join LC and Facing History & Ourselves from 4:30 - 8:30 pm on Feb 4th, 2009 at the Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco for a teachers' workshop on Eyes on the Prize.
K-12 Summer Institute
January 26, 2009
The Ahimsa Center at CSU Pomona invites K-12 educators to participate in a interdisciplinary residential summer institute called Journeys of Nonviolence: Gandhi and King.
Obama’s Change Enhances Weekend Celebrations
January 23, 2009
Tuscaloosa residents will have more than one civil rights milestone to celebrate next week, when Martin Luther King Jr. Day is observed and the country inaugurates its first black president.
Obama’s Link with King and Gandhi
January 23, 2009
In his article published in the L.A. Watts Times and Times of India, Stanford history Professor, Clayborne Carson, discusses Obama's link with King and Gandhi.
Morehouse Announces Public Access to MLK Papers
January 22, 2009
King Institute Director Clayborne Carson participated in Morehouse College's announcement that it has digitized and archived three-quarters of a major collection of the civil rights leader's works, that the city of Atlanta acquired in 2006. Read more . . .
Inland Area Gears up for Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
January 13, 2009
The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is a chance to honor someone who had a lot to say about how to build a democracy from diversity, said Clayborne Carson, a professor of history at Stanford University.
Carson Named King Professor at Morehouse College
January 13, 2009
Morehouse College President, Robert M. Franklin, announces the appointment of Clayborne Carson as Martin Luther King, Jr. Distinguished Professor and Executive Director of the Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection. See press conference
2009 King Holiday Celebration
January 12, 2009
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute invites you to our 2009 King Holiday Celebration. A schedule of King Holiday events occurring on campus and in the local area can be viewed here.
2009 King Holiday Events
January 09, 2009
Find out about 2009 King Holiday events occurring on campus and in the local area!
Rev. James Luther Bevel, 1936-2008
January 05, 2009
Rev. James Bevel, one of King's top lieutenants, passed away on 19 December 2008 from pancreatic cancer.