Pay It Forward and the Kirwan Institute Present: The Letter from Birmingham Jail: Applications to Modern Day Advocacy and Activism

Jan 20, 2021, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Cost: 
Free
Location: 
Zoom

Join Dr. Hasan Jeffries, Associate Professor of History and and Kirwan Institute Faculty Affiliate as we revisit and analyze Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s Letter From Birmingham Jail. Originally published in June of 1963, Dr. King’s words continue to be relevant amidst growing racial tensions in modern day America. The Letter from Birmingham Jail can be accessed here: https://kinginstitute.stanford.edu/king-papers/documents/letter-birmingham-jail. To watch the Kirwan Institute’s original film A Reading of the Letter from Birmingham Jail, visit: https://vimeo.com/86914091