Each year, Case Western Reserve University honors Martin Luther King, Jr.—the holiday, the man and the legacy—with a celebration that includes a range of activities including workshops, films, panel discussions and acclaimed speakers.
View the library’s Guide featuring Tiffany Cross, American television personality, political analyst, author, and keynote speaker of the university’s 2024 Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation.
If you want to learn more about Martin Luther King, Jr., explore additional books and other media in the library's catalog with an author search, and find primary sources and non-fiction writings by major American black leaders online through databases such as the African American Studies Center Database or Black Thought and Culture.
You may also want to check out KSL's digitization lab's Instagram page, where you can get updates on digitization projects and new or notable digitized materials. Be sure to take a look at the image of Martin Luther King's signature in the Karamu House guest book.
The Karamu House archives, which were donated to Kelvin Smith Library in 2021, are now fully searchable through a new online guide. Karamu House is the oldest African-American producing theater in the United States.