Today and this week, we pause to recognize Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy. “Ki…

Today and this week, we pause to recognize Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy.

“King was a tough-minded warrior for justice who never stopped chastizing the larger society for racism and all manner of other evils…[He] meant to unsettle, to disrupt, to speak inconvenient truths,” says Prof. Jonathan Rieder — a leading Dr. King expert — on how we should remember Martin Luther King Jr.

Here, MLK is pictured giving his speech “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence” at Riverside Church — around the corner from Barnard — on April 4, 1967.
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