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.

Please be in touch with any questions!

• 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?