Jones is now a diversity professor at the university of san francisco, and a scholar-in-residence at stanford university's martin luther king, jr research and education institute “people were saying, 'well you know you're a civil rights leader, mind your own business talk about what you know about'. The latest tweets from clayborne carson (@claybornecarson) stanford history professor & director of the king research & education institute author of martin's dream: my journey and the legacy of martin luther king, jr stanford university. The fellowship marks the first major cooperative venture of the seminary with stanford university fellowship recipients will study the comprehensive collection of king's papers housed at the martin luther king jr research & education institute on the stanford campus they also will be available to lecture at stanford and. As editor of the papers of martin luther king, jr, dr clayborne carson, with the assistance of his staff at stanford's martin luther king, jr, research and education institute, had access to a variety of documents relating to all aspects of dr king's life and career the encyclopedia provides readers with over 280 entries that. Soon the king collection will be available to an even larger audience the gotlieb center has entered into a partnership with the robert w woodruff library of the atlanta university center consortium and the martin luther king, jr, research and education institute at stanford university to create a joint online catalogue of.
A collaborative partnership among repositories of king's papers has been established that includes the howard gotlieb archival center at boston university, the martin luther king, jr research and education institute at stanford university and the morehouse king collection working closely together , these three academic. Today, america celebrates the legacy of the reverend dr martin luther king, jr, whose eloquence and courage mobilized this nation during the civil rights era over the last several dr clayborne carson, editor of the mlk papers & director of the martin luther king, jr research & education institute:. “king reasserted his pre-eminence within the african american freedom struggle through his leadership of the birmingham campaign,” says clayborne carson, professor of history at stanford university and director of the martin luther king jr research and education institute the birmingham demonstrations were the. Reading any speeches from martin luther king jr lately now would martin luther king, jr was a respected civil rights leader who espoused non-violence as a means to overcome oppression and create a just society the martin luther king, jr research and education institute at stanford university.
The martin luther king jr research and education institute at stanford university at stanford university is home to the king papers project, a comprehensive collection of all of king's speeches, correspondence and other writings the institute is also involved with the liberation curriculum initiative and the. Clayborne carson, stanford historian and director of the martin luther king, jr research and education institute, talks about what the late civil rights lea.
The following selected chapters are available free of charge in web page format as part of the king papers project at stanford university we gratefully acknowledge the king family and the martin luther king, jr, research and education institute at stanford university for making this work available to the public (you can. In 1985 coretta scott king, founder and president of the king center in atlanta, asked stanford historian clayborne carson to serve as senior editor of a definitive, multi-volume edition of the papers of martin luther king, jr carson founded the king research and education institute in 2005 to support the work of the king.