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King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968



Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speaks at DU on January 24, 1964. He returns to speak again at DU on May 18, 1966. 700 students riot after the May 18th MLK speech, in addition to two junk cars being burned and a sit-in staged.
Sources Marie Caruso, “King, Barnett and a Hot Issue…,” The University of Denver Clarion, vol. 68, no. 28, January 31, 1964, 5.
Plans underway to have King speak at DU - week of January 21, 1964.
Speaks at DU on the topic of "The Future of Integration" May, 1967.

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

A Raisin in the Sun, 1968

Identifier: B333.09.0013.0026
Scope and Contents An exhibit panel discussing the 1968 performance at the Bonfils Theater of "A Raisin in the Sun" done on the day Dr. King was assassinated. The performance was for the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.
Dates: Event: 1968; 2014

Pope Paul VI with US and World Leaders, between 1963-1975

Identifier: B302.06.0021.0012.00019
Overview Eight Vatican press photo of Pope Paul VI with President John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Ralph Abernathy, Robert F. Kennedy, President Lyndon B. Johnson, President Richard Nixon, Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko, Prime Minister Golda Meir, and President Gerald Ford and Mrs. Ford at the Vatican, Italy, between 1963-1975.
Dates: between 1963-1975

Selma to Montgomery Civil Rights March, 2010

Identifier: B400.03.0001.0016
Overview Contains a DVD with Mizel Museum, Community Narrative featuring Sheldon Steinhauser speaking about his life and the thirid civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, led by Martin Luther King, Jr., on March 21, 1965. DVD is 29 minutes long.
Dates: 2010

The Denver Clarion, vol. 100, 1993 January 14

Identifier: clarion_v100_19930114
Overview Campus honors King with week of events. Marching into the 21st century with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr..
Dates: 1993 January 14

The Denver Clarion, vol. 101, 1994 January 13

Identifier: clarion_v101_19940113
Overview DU dreams of a Day for Peace. Alley assault leads to concern.
Dates: 1994 January 13

The Denver Clarion, vol. 101, 1994 January 20

Identifier: clarion_v101_19940120
Overview Students concerned about families in earthquake area. Malveaux discusses King’s philosophy.
Dates: 1994 January 20

The Denver Clarion, vol. 102, 1995 January 19

Identifier: clarion_v102_19950119
Overview DU celebrates spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr. DU welcomes new Greek director. Prof attacked by deer.
Dates: 1995 January 19

The Denver Clarion, vol. 103, 1996 January 18

Identifier: clarion_v103_19960118
Overview Elders to speak at MLK celebrations tonight. Alpha Tau Omega gets evicted. Debaters second overseas.
Dates: 1996 January 18

The Denver Clarion, vol. 104, 1997 January 16

Identifier: clarion_v104_19970116
Overview DU think-tank adds new finish. “If He Were Alive”. Nothin’ but net.
Dates: 1997 January 16

The Denver Clarion, vol. 104, 1997 January 23

Identifier: clarion_v104_19970123
Overview NO EXCEPTIONS? Parking revenue legality under investigation. Everybody’s All-American. …in memory of King.
Dates: 1997 January 23