The Letter from Birmingham Jail: Applications to Modern Day Advocacy and Activism

January 13, 2021
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
virtual
Hasan Kwame Jeffries

Join Hasan Jeffries, Associate Professor of History and Kirwan Institute Faculty Affiliate to revisit and analyze Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Letter From Birmingham Jail. Originally published in June of 1963, Dr. King’s words continue to be relevant amidst growing racial tensions in modern day America. The Letter from Birmingham Jail can be accessed here: https://kinginstitute.stanford.edu/king-papers/documents/letter-birmingham-jail. To watch the Kirwan Institute’s original film A Reading of the Letter from Birmingham Jail, visit: https://vimeo.com/86914091.

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This is an Office of Student Life event.

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