The Library Joins Community to Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

From January 16–31 UVA will join with the community to celebrate the life and legacy of slain civil rights champion Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a program of events centered around the theme “Silence as Betrayal,” taken from a line—“A time comes when silence is betrayal”—in King’s 1967 speech opposing the war in Vietnam.

1024px-martin_luther_king_jr-_and_lyndon_johnson-660x335Later this month, the Library will host two events in the auditorium of the Harrison Institute and Small Special Collections Library:

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