Stanford University The Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute
News Archive: 01/2012
SCLC founded January 11, 1957
January 17, 2012
Reacting to southern racial violence, Dr. King, C. K. Steele, and Fred L. Shuttlesworth issued an “urgent plea” for a two day conference of southern black leaders to be held at Atlanta’s Ebenezer Baptist Church, where King’s father was pastor.
See Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Montgomery Improvement Association Press Release
Southern Christian Leadership Conference "Statement to the South and the Nation"
2012 King Holiday Events
January 06, 2012
Find out about 2012 King Holiday events occurring on campus and in the local area!
News Release, King Institute Celebrates New Memorial On National Mall
January 06, 2012
The King Holiday Celebration will take place 3 pm - 5 pm at Tresidder Memorial Union, 459 Lagunita Drive, on the Stanford campus.
The event is free and open to the public.
Robert L. Carter, federal judge, arbitor and author dies at 94
January 04, 2012
Judge Carter spent years doing research in law and history to construct the legal theory that was used to challenge the Supreme Court’s 1896 decision in Plessy v. Ferguson during the infamous 1954, Brown v. Board of Education case.