In honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Rutgers University–Camden will host a virtual speaker series, engaging with topics relevant to the civil rights movement and Dr. King’s legacy. Registration is required for all events. Zoom links will be sent to registered guests. The list of events is as follows:
On Thursday, January 20, at 12:45 p.m., 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.
On Wednesday, January 26, at 11:20 a.m., Cornelia Dimalanta, Lumbee tribe member and director of the Philadelphia-based Native American House Alliance, will speak about the influence the civil rights movement had on Indigenous activism.
On Monday, January 31, at 11:20 a.m., Clayborne Carson, the Martin Luther King Jr. Centennial Professor, Emeritus at Stanford University, who founded the Martin Luther King Jr. 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.