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Martin Luther King, Jr. Guide: Home
This library guide contains resources about/by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, it is a celebration of Dr. King and his lasting impact/influence upon our society.
Join in on multiple community events being held in honor of MLK Jr. Day, Monday, January 17, 2022, in Evanston. These events will be both in-person and virtual. This includes some events at Northwestern University. Check out this link for more information.
Northwestern University will hold a variety of events to celebrate and commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Events will be held on both the Evanston and Chicago campuses. Check out this link for more information.
Join us for a special pre-Martin Luther King Jr. Day event as we host Northwestern University professor Kate Masur to discuss her recent book, Until Justice Be Done: America's First Civil Rights Movement, from the Revolution to Reconstruction. This event is Free! Register with this link.
In 1958, Dr. Harkness wrote a letter to Dr. King about his recent book. This letter from Dr. King is his gracious reply.
Chicagoland & Dr. King
Dr. King visited Evanston and Chicago numerous times, and many folks were supportive of his work. These documents from local newspapers share more about these visits and the support that Dr. King garnered from the Chicagoland region.