Tell Them About the Dream

 

This six-case major exhibition explores the life and work of civil rights leader, Nobel Prize-winner, and Baptist minister, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

A collaboration with The HistoryMakers, the exhibition opened on the week of remembrance of the 50th Anniversary of his assassination and featured remarks from Virginia Tech Professor Nikki Giovanni, Harvard Professor Khalil Muhammad, Bay State Banner publisher Melvin Miller, HistoryMakers founder and CEO Julieanna Richardson, and Boston University Professors Walter Fluker and Louis Chude-Sokei.

The exhibition features original material from the Martin Luther King, Jr. collection housed at the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center and chronicles King's work with the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee, The Congress of Racial Equality, the Freedom Rides, the Montgomery Bus Boycott, The Prayer Pilgrimage for freedom and the March on Washington. It also features speech drafts and original material relating to his voter registration work.

Limited Run: Located in the Gotlieb Memorial Gallery on the first floor of Mugar Memorial Library. The exhibition can be viewed during regular library hours.

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Tell Them About the Dream