King Institute ceremony kicks off campus events honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

Jack Hubbard
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A busy weekend celebrating of Martin Luther King Jr., began at Tresidder Union on Friday, Jan. 13. Clayborne Carson (center), a professor of history and founder of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute, presented King Institute awards to recipients including former Secretary of State George Shultz (right), the Thomas W. and Susan B. Ford Distinguished Fellow at the Hoover Institution, at a gathering on Friday afternoon. The event celebrated both the legacy of the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and the inauguration of the King Institute, now part of the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity (CCRSE). Kiron K. Skinner (left) is a Hoover Institution research fellow.