Campus History Series: When MLK and the KKK met in Raleigh

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
12:00pm to 1:00pm

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With a N.G. SLATER CORP. N.Y.C. inscription around the curl, the AFL-CIO (with its local offices at 1408 Hillsborough St.) produced and distributed these buttons for Dr. King’s July 31, 1966 visit.

With a N.G. SLATER CORP. N.Y.C. inscription around the curl, the AFL-CIO (with its local offices at 1408 Hillsborough St.) produced and distributed these buttons for Dr. King’s July 31, 1966 visit.

When

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Add to calendar 02/23/2021 12:00 02/23/2021 13:00 Campus History Series: When MLK and the KKK met in Raleigh <p>On July 31, 1966, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke at Reynolds Coliseum in Raleigh to an integrated audience of about 5,000. Meanwhile, a counter-protest was held at Memorial Auditorium, followed by a march by members from two factions of the Ku Klux Klan. W. Jason Miller, professor of English at NC State University and author of Origins of the Dream, will discuss his research into this little-known historical convergence. This program is presented in partnership with the Alumni Association.&nbsp;</p> <p>Registration is Required. Registration page coming soon.&nbsp;</p>

Where

This is a virtual event. A zoom link will be emailed to all registrants.

About This Event

On July 31, 1966, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke at Reynolds Coliseum in Raleigh to an integrated audience of about 5,000. Meanwhile, a counter-protest was held at Memorial Auditorium, followed by a march by members from two factions of the Ku Klux Klan. W. Jason Miller, professor of English at NC State University and author of Origins of the Dream, will discuss his research into this little-known historical convergence. This program is presented in partnership with the Alumni Association. 

Registration is Required. Registration page coming soon. 

Contact Information

Friends of the Library
919-515-2841

Accessibility

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