Martin Luther King Jr.

Award-winning author and historian Taylor Branch spoke about the connection between Martin Luther King Jr. and civil rights activist and author James Weldon Johnson and how the men’s lives and legacies reflect modern views of race and democracy at the ...

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young discussed race, politics and what it means to be “ultimately human” during a public conversation with Emory’s Schwartz Artist-in-Residence Ross Rossin on March 27. Approximately 800 community ...

Cox Hall Clock Tower to Honor MLK In honor of the 50th anniversary of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, the Cox Hall Clock Tower will chime 39 times on April 4 at 7:05 p.m., according to Associate ...

The hardest question Cornell William Brooks has ever been asked at the NAACP is this: “If a man was willing to die for the right to vote, why can’t we vote and fight for the right to vote?” The NAACP ...

The fourth iteration of “Flux Night,” a one night only public art exhibition, took over the streets of the historic Old Fourth Ward and Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site on Saturday, Nov. 7. Curated by Nato Thompson, this ...

In honor of civil rights advocate and leader Martin Luther King Jr., Emory’s King Week kicked off this week with Emory’s Day On, a day of volunteer work hosted by Volunteer Emory (VE). On Monday morning students gathered at the ...

How do the struggles of the undocumented hearken back to the Civil Rights Movement? A panel explored that question as part of Emory’s week-long celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Thursday night. The King Week discussion titled “Dreamers: Yesterday, ...

“How will we know we are living up to King’s vision? How will we know we are on the way forward?” Dr. Robert M. Franklin, the new James T. and Berta R. Laney Professor in Moral Leadership at the Candler ...

Emory students will have the opportunity to visit the National Center for Civil and Human Rights on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, courtesy of the Emory College Council-hosted experience shuttles to the museum, which is dedicated to creating a safe space ...