Join us as we celebrate the life, legacy and leadership of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a virtual speaker series during the month of January.
Register at: https://go.rutgers.edu/MLK-Webinar
A Zoom link will be emailed to registered guests.
Dr. Kendra Boyd, assistant professor of history at Rutgers- Camden, will lead a
discussion on the contributions of women in the civil rights movement.
Jesse Bayker, research project manager and digital archivist for the Scarlet and Black Project at Rutgers University, will discuss LGBTQ leaders in the civil rights movement.
Cornelia Dimalanta, Lumbee tribe member and director ofthe Philadelphia-based Native American House Alliance, willspeak about the influence the civil rights movement had on Indigenous activism.
Clayborne Carson, the Martin Luther King Jr. Centennial Professor, Emeritus at Stanford University, who founded the Martin Luther KingJr.
Research and Education Institute at Stanford, will deliver the keynote address, discussing King’s legacy as it relates to social, economic and political challenges that Americans continue to face today.