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News Archive: 02/2009
We Need Martin Luther King, Jr. and Gandhi More Than Ever
February 19, 2009
This week Dr. King’s son, Martin Luther King III, will commemorate his parents’ historic journey to India. Organized by the U.S. Department of State, King III will be accompanied by members of U.S. Congress, including John Lewis, the last surviving speaker from the 1963 March on Washington; Clayborne Carson, editor of King’s papers; and jazz musician Herbie Hancock. The Hindu, India's national newspaper, reflects on this historic event.
Bay Area Vista Tribute to African-American History
February 13, 2009
CBS Interviews Dr. Clayborne Carson
February 10, 2009
CBS Producer Cesar Chavez visited Stanford's Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute 26 January to interview Director Clayborne Carson as part of a series of thirty minute public service announcements in commemoration of February's rich history month. The interview will air on CBS 5 and the CW44, Cable 12 through the month of February.
Clayborne Carson Speaks on King Legacy at CILC Inauguration
February 09, 2009
Dr. Clayborne Carson, Professor of History and founding Director of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute at Stanford University, spoke on "The Global Vision and Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr." to a packed Wilkins Moot Courtroom on February 4 as the UC Davis School of Law launched the new California International Law Center at King Hall (CILC).
What would Dr. King want to say to Barack Obama?
February 02, 2009
This year at the 23rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday Celebration in San Francisco attendees were asked to answer the question, "What would Dr. King want to say to Barack Obama?" The following quotes are some of the answers we received.