Sessions in this Series
MLK 365: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the progressive
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is one of the most known figures in learning about Black History but often portrayed in a passive manner. This session will uncover some of the progressive stances of Dr. King, leading to success in the Civil Rights movement. In guiding this conversation, a trailer from the short film MLK/FBI will be shown.
MLK 365: Unsung heroes of the 1960s
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's triumphs for equal rights during the 1960s were made possible due to several other civil rights leaders advancing the inclusion and equity goals. This session is designed to highlight figures such as Medgar Edgars, Malcolm X, Bayard Rustin, and numerous womxn that championed creating inclusive and safe spaces for the Black community.
MLK 365: The march for racial justice continues
The march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, is recorded as an influential moment during the 1960s Civil Rights movement. In recent years, the Black Lives Matter movement has focused on achieving racial justice for Black and Brown communities. This session is designed to link civil protests' mission during the 1960s to the BLM movement for an action-orientated solution achieving racial justice.
MLK 365: The Civil Rights Movement impact on LGBTQ equality
Bayard Rustin was an out gay man that worked alongside Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in writing speeches. The Stonewall Riots occurring in 1969 sparked a resounding plea for equality of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community. This session will compare how the 1960s Civil Rights movement impacted and fueled cries for equal treatment based on gender and sexuality.