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.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.