Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

Photo of Martin Luther King Jr.
Trikosko, Marion S, photographer

Join Kelvin Smith Library in commemorating the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a showing of the documentary film:

King in the Wilderness

Thursday, January 26

4:00 - 6:30PM 

Freedman Center Collaboration Commons (First Floor)

The film includes some never-before-seen footage of interviews with some of those closest to King interspersed with historical archives during a period of his life. The film is provided by Kunhardt Film Foundation. Refreshments will be provided. Sign up today!

Find additional library resources curated and recommended by KSL librarians below. 

  • Browse and borrow selected books displayed on top of the KSL Features cases on the main floor. These texts consist of speeches and historic events, biographies, and the influences of Dr. King.
  • Explore additional books and other media in the library's catalog with an author search.
  • If you aren't able to make it to the library in person, 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
  • Sharing links for the databases that I believe open to single-sign on and then the database page:
  • View the Research Guide featuring Nic Stone, bestselling author and keynote speaker of the university’s 2023 Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation.