Voice to the Voiceless

The Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection gallery features a rotating exhibition of items from The Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection, where visitors can view the personal papers and items of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

FRAGMENTS

The Voice to the Voiceless gallery, which exhibits the Morehouse College Martin Luther Jr. Collection, has a new, permanent installation, Fragments, a metal structure featuring engravings in King’s handwriting illuminated by light. The art piece, designed by Paula Scher and Abbot Miller, captures King’s ideas as they developed on paper, providing an intimate view of the leader’s thought process.

Open now through Summer 2019

Headline, Byline, Exclusive: King’s Legacy through Media

An exhibition exploring Dr. King’s portrayal in magazine editorials, publication cover art, newspaper articles, and television during his lifetime. From his extensive interview with Alex Haley for Playboy Magazine in 1965 to his Time Magazine features, King was both revered and criticized through various media outlets.

About the Curatorial Team

  • Dr. Vicki Crawford, Ph.D, Director, The Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection
  • Lauren Tate Baeza, Head of Content, The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Inc.
  • Nicole A. Moore, Manager of Education and Museum Content, The National Center of Civil and Human Rights, Inc.
  • Sarah Tanner, Head, Archives Research Center, Atlanta University Center, Robert W. Woodruff Library

Curatorial Support by The King Content Committee

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Visit the exhibit located on The Center’s first floor to learn more about the content in these cases. 

The artwork created for Headline, Byline, Exclusive utilizes an image from the Bob Fitch Photography Archive, Department of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries.

Interview with Alex Haley in Playboy Magazine

Besides its unorthodox placement, this is the longest interview, in print, of Dr. King

"Heed Their Rising Voices"

An advertisement from the Committee to Defend Martin Luther King Jr. and the Struggle for Freedom in the South sparked the landmark case: “New York Times Company v. Sullivan”

Times Magazine "Man of the Year"

King was the first African American Times “Man of the Year”

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