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From Black Power to BLM: Reimagining Dr. King's Dream

January 21, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm


Join us for a virtual event in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

From Black Power to BLM: Reimagining Dr. King’s Dream

Thursday, January 21, 2021 12:00 – 1:30 PM PST

Program will include:

Dr. Clayborn Carson Tribute Video


Moderated panel discussion:

  • Ralph Richard Banks (Jackson Eli Reynolds Professor of Law at Stanford Law School and Faculty Director of the Stanford Center for Racial Justice).
  • Felicia Smith (Head of the Learning & Outreach department for Stanford Libraries and creator of exhibit titled, Say Their Names – No More Names).
  • Mohammad Elmojtaba Gumma (B.A. Candidate in Human Biology, Co-President of the Black Student Union, and Co-Director of Racial Justice Associated Students of Stanford University).


Respondents to panel discussion:

  • Dr. Clayborne Carson (Ronnie Lott Director of the Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute and Martin Luther King Jr. Centennial Professor of History).
  • Kimya Loder (Doctoral student in Department of Sociology, Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity Graduate Fellow, and President of Black Graduate Student Association).


Closing with a Q&A.

Event Sponsor: 
the Black Staff Alliance, Black Community Services Center, Diversity & Access Office, University Human Resources, Stanford Redwood City, and Office of Campus Engagement.