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Following King

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March 11 to 18, 2022

Travel with Professor Clayborne Carson, selected by Coretta Scott King to edit her late husband’s papers and founder of Stanford’s King Research and Education Institute.

1929–1968. Follow the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. from the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, where King family members have worshiped for more than a century, to the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, site of King's assassination. Letter from Birmingham Jail. Traveling through Alabama, reflect on the significance of the Montgomery bus boycott and the Birmingham Campaign that prompted King to write his famed letter. A modern movement. Tour Montgomery’s recently opened National Memorial for Peace and Justice and gain a broader historical context for the civil rights struggle that continues today.


Clayborne Carson
Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute

Clayborne Carson is the founder of the Stanford Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute where he is also the Martin Luther King Jr. Centennial Professor of History, emeritus.

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