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MLK Day Learning Resources

Dr. Simon Hall lectures on the shift of some activists away from nonviolent protest to radicalism during the Civil Rights Movement. [...] »

Dr. Simon Hall lectures on nonviolent protest as employed by participants in the civil rights movement, including as prescribed by Martin Luther King, Jr. [...] »

Dr. Simon Hall lectures on President John F. Kennedy's policies on civil rights, which were seen by some as far too conservative. [...] »

Dr. Simon Hall lectures on the tactics used by the Civil Rights Movement. [...] »

The children of author and civil rights activist M. Carl Holman—Kinshasha Holman-Conwill, Kwasi Holman, and Kwame Holman—reflect on the character of their father. [...] »

Joseph Kip Kosek discusses the impact of radical Christian pacifists, including Martin Luther King Jr. on American democratic theory and practice. [...] »

African American historian, professor, and civil rights activist John Hope Franklin wrote history and made history for almost a century. [...] »

Dr. Kent Germany, professor of history at the University of South Carolina, argues that the rise of suburbs and the decline of the inner city factored into the larger struggle for civil rights in the 1960s and 1970s. [...] »

Congressman Conyers leads a discussion of the legislative history of efforts to establish a federal holiday in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. [...] »

Learn about the volunteers who participated in a 1965 Southern Christian Leadership Conference voter registration effort. [...] »