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.
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
- View a list of the book titles provided by the AUC Woodruff Library Book Collection of the Morehouse College Martin Luther King Jr. Collection
- Visit the Office of the Morehouse College King Collection online here.
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THIS EXHIBIT INCLUDES
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.
Besides its unorthodox placement, this is the longest interview, in print, of Dr. King
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”
King was the first African American Times “Man of the Year”
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