MLK At The Center

Witness the Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection housed in the Voice to the Voiceless Gallery, where visitors can view the personal papers and items of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The Collection represents much of Morehouse alumnus Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life and work spanning from 1944 to 1968.

*Photography, cell phones, and/or video recording are not allowed in the Voice to the Voiceless Gallery.


Fragments is an art installation featuring metal shapes engraved with King’s words in his distinctive handwriting. Designed by Paula Scher and Abbot Miller, the piece captures King’s ideas as they developed on paper. Click on a panel to learn more about where these words appeared in King’s writings.

MLK's Library

The Morehouse College Martin Luther King Jr. Collection is housed in the Voice to the Voiceless Gallery and includes approximately 1,000 books from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s personal library along with his handwritten notes.

Zoom in to get a detailed view of MLK Jr.’s book collection.

At a night rally in Broad Street Park, a furious Stokely Carmichael delivers his famous “Black Power” speech.

Following Carmichael’s release from jail, march leadership discusses issue of Black Power; unidentified man, Bernard Lee, Andrew Young, Robert Greene, Martin Luther King Jr., Lawrence Guyot, Harry Bowie, and Stokely Carmichael