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Books and Bridges: What Made Martin Luther King, Jr. So Successful?
In his presentation, “Inescapable Networks: Martin Luther King, Social Justice, and the Necessity of the Grassroots,” Historian Joseph Stuart will explain how everyday people made the civil rights movement possible. Through an examination of the life and career of Martin Luther King, Jr., he shows that the celebrated preacher was most effective when he helped guide already-existing local movements. Stuart also highlights the ways in which King’s political goals fell short when his projectsView more
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607 Trolley Square, Salt Lake City, UT 84102