Mentors to Martin Luther King, Jr.

A panel discussion was held on mentors to the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., and influences on his thinking. Imam Emeritus Plemon… read more

A panel discussion was held on mentors to the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., and influences on his thinking. Imam Emeritus Plemon el-Amin moderated. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience.

Howard Thurman, who served as dean of theology at Howard and Boston Universities, was a Morehouse College classmate of Martin Luther King, Sr, and he served as a mentor, spiritual adviser, and a friend to Martin Luther King, Jr. Morehouse College President Benjamin Elijah Mays taught Martin Luther King, Jr., and became a lifelong friend.

“King, Mays and Thurman: Interfaith Pioneers” was a program of the Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection, held at the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel.

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303725-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 11, 2012
Last Aired:
Feb 22, 2012

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  • Feb 11, 2012 | 9:32am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 12, 2012 | 4:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 13, 2012 | 5:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 21, 2012 | 8:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 22, 2012 | 12:11am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 22, 2012 | 3:51am EST | C-SPAN 3
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