23. Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.: 50 Years Later

The University of Johannesburg’s (UJ) Institute for Pan-African Thought and Conversation, in collaboration with the Wits African Centre for the Study of the United States (ACSUS), and the UJ Library held a Documentary Screening and Discussion on “Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.: 50 Years Later.” There was a Panel Discussion after the screening of the documentary. This event was attended by 54 guests.

Chair: Professor Adekeye Adebajo, Director of the Institute for Pan-African Thought and Conversation, Johannesburg.

Speaker: Professor Gilbert Khadiagala, Director of the African Centre for the Study of the United States (ACSUS).

Written and directed by Thomas Friedman, “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr: A Historical Perspective” offers a one-of-a-kind examination of Dr. King’s extraordinary life. Using rare and largely unseen footage and photographs, Friedman explores how Dr. King’s ideas, beliefs and methods evolved in the face of the rapidly changing climate of the Civil Rights Movement.

Image courtesy of: skeeze

Event Type

Venue

Chinua Achebe Auditorium (6th Floor), Auckland Park Kingsway Campus Library, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Date

Friday, 22 June 2018

Time

13:30 – 16:30