The Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute, Stanford University, under the Direction of Clayborne Carson, Professor of American History, Stanford, will offer the largest and most innovative timeline of the Martin Luther King life and the African American Struggle for Freedom and Equality, with inspiring & educational features. This app is powered by ever.li.
1900-2019. More than one century of hopes and dreams: From the WW1 until Charlottesville’s events around the Legacy of the U.S. Civil War, included the rising of NAACP, the Great migration, the desegregation, the Martin Luther King’s life & the Civil Rights movement, the Black nationalism and Barack Obama’s election.
For every event you'll find the date, the location, pictures, movies, online articles, ressources from the MLK encyclopedia and all the historical context (politics, movies, music, sciences, economy, art, cultures, tv etc.)
Links from the timeline to hundred thousand documents:
King Encyclopedia • Documents • King Institute Publications • Recommended Readings
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research & Education Institute - Stanford University
Building upon the achievements of Stanford University's Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, the King Institute supports a broad range of activities illuminating Dr. King's life and the movements he inspired. Learn more
Director of The Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute
Selected in 1985 by Mrs. Coretta Scott King to edit and publish the papers of her late husband, Stanford University historian Clayborne Carson has devoted most of his professional life to the study of Martin Luther King, Jr., and the movements King inspired.
Under Carson's direction, the King Papers Project has produced seven volumes of a definitive, comprehensive edition of King's speeches, sermons, correspondence, publications, and unpublished writings. Dr. Carson has also edited numerous other books based on King's papers, including The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. In 2005 the King Papers Project became part of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute at Stanford University, with Dr. Carson serving as its founding director. Learn more