Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture-Discussion Series with Dr. George Stevens

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: Challenges to Jim Crow and Poverty

This presentation by Dr. George Stevens, of Loveland’s Martin Luther King Events Committee, acknowledges Dr. King’s recognition of the systemic nature of Jim Crow. He saw the plight of the poor, regardless of race, and linked together housing, education, income, employment and other economic factors. Dr. King employed economic tools such as boycotts, sit-ins, and strikes to convey to organizations the collective buying power of Negroes. A discussion will follow Dr. Stevens’ talk.

Where: 
Gertrude Scott Room, Loveland Public Library, 300 N Adams Ave. Loveland, CO 80537
Contact: 
Robert Ayala, Adult Services Librarian
robert.ayala@cityofloveland.org
970-962-2591
Event Type: 
Adult
Teen