Understanding the Legacy of Dr. King
“We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr., Letter from a Birmingham Jail
Metta interviews Dr. Clayborne Carson, professor of history and director of the Martin Luther King Research Institute at Stanford. Dr. Carson answers some crowd-sourced questions about the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
The audio was recorded on location, in a garden in Palo Alto, CA. You will hear some of the normal sounds that one might while sitting outside, including blue jays, airplanes and a neighbor’s dog.
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• What are the similarities and differences between King and Gandhi’s leadership styles?
• How did King deal with people who were not committed to nonviolence?
• Who was King outside of professional life?
• What was King like as a father and husband?
• How did King define nonviolence?
• Was King’s approach to nonviolence unique?
• Letter From a Birmingham Jail
• What was the relationship between Malcolm X and MLK?
• How did King get his start in nonviolence?
• What do you most want people to know about Dr. King?
• Who was the “Radical” King?
• What would King be working on if he were alive today?
• What was King’s leadership style?