Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Lecture

A Visual Approach to Studying the Organizational Structure of the Modern Civil Rights Movement


Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 7:00pm
Tishman Commons, Lulu Chow Wang Campus Center

The Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Lecture is a popular annual Wellesley College event that is open to the public. It brings guest speakers whose work relates to the Civil Rights Movement and its continuing relevance and commemorates the legacy of the Reverand Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The 2017 lecture will be given by Dr. Karcheik Sims-Alvarado, historian, curator, and CEO of Preserve Black Atlanta. She is the author of Images of America: Atlanta and the Civil Rights Movement, 1944-1968.

Generously Supported by the Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Committee; the departments of Africana Studies, Art, Education, History, Philosophy, Psychology, Religion, and Women's and Gender Studies; Harambee House; the Latin American Studies, Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship, Peace and Justice Studies, and Theatre Studies programs; the Freedom Project; the Wilson Fund; and the Wellesley Centers for Women.

Image Credit: Dr. Karcheik Sims-Alvarado