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Stanford Today —

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

The Stanford community is invited to attend a virtual event in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr., including a panel discussion and a video tribute to Clayborne Carson, the Ronnie Lott Director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford.

Breaking barriers: Madame Vice President Kamala Harris

On Jan. 20, Kamala Harris will be sworn in as Vice President of the United States, making her the first woman, and the first Black and South Asian person, to hold this position. Here, Stanford scholars reflect on this historic milestone.

Stanford Law School —

Law and the history of American militias

In a Q&A, Stanford Law Professor Gregory Ablavsky discusses the history of militias in the U.S. and their legality.

Clayborne Carson: Looking back at a legacy

Stanford historian Clayborne Carson reflects on a career dedicated to studying and preserving the legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.

War never really ended in Asia

As the 75th anniversary nears of World War II formally ending in Asia, Stanford sociologist Gi-Wook Shin discusses how the conflict was never fully resolved in the region and the problems that still persist today.

History Professor Emeritus Mark Mancall dies

Mancall shaped the lives of generations of students through his research, teaching, mentorship and transformative commitment to undergraduate life and education.

Left out of the vote

As the centennial of the 19th Amendment approaches, Stanford scholar Rabia Belt wants to acknowledge a history often overlooked in discourse about the franchise: people living with disabilities.