Martin Luther King Jr.

50 years later: FSU professor reflects on how MLK, RFK assassinations changed civil rights movement

In the midst of an eventful decade for the United States, 1968 proved to be one of the most tumultuous years in history. With the deaths of Martin Luther King Jr. (April 4, 1968) and Robert F. Kennedy (June 5, 1968) occurring only two months apart, the civil rights movement experienced a drastic shift. As […]

FSU ‘Unfolds the Dream’ of Martin Luther King Jr.

Florida State University will honor the legacy of the late Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by hosting its 29th Annual MLK Week beginning Tuesday, Jan. 17, through Saturday, Jan. 21. The weeklong celebration will include events inspired by the theme “Unfolding The Dream.” The goal of the week is to bring the Tallahassee community […]