Martin Luther King, Jr. Anniversary
2013 topic: "The Road to Social Justice Begins with One Step"
Events held in the MSU Libraries for the 2013 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Celebration:
Social Justice Film Series and Discussion
- "The Loving Story", presented by Catherine Grosso, MSU College of Law, 7:00 p.m., Main Library North Conference Room (4th Floor West)
- "The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow: Promises Betrayed (1865 - 1896), 12:00 p.m. -1:00 p.m. Main Library Reference Instruction Room (1st Floor).
Resources used for the 2013 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Celebration exhibit:
- Remembering Jim Crow - Recollections taken from interviews compiled by the Behind the Veil Project at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University.
- Voices of Civil Rights - A compilation of materials on the civil rights movement, from personal narratives of life in the period, to insights into the Mississippi Sovereignty Commission, to the 1965 march on Montgomery, along with biographies of two of the leaders of the movement.
- The long walk to freedom: a documentary about the civil rights movement - Twelve civil rights activists share their experiences with San Francisco students. Includes brief video autobiographies of the activists and a section where students respond with questions, poetry, songs and essays.
- Courtesy from the Library of Congress image collections
Books - Jim Crow
- The Folly of Jim Crow: Rethinking the Segregated South (available also in e-book version)
- Reforming Jim Crow
- Here Lies Jim Crow: Civil Rights in Maryland
- Opposing Jim Crow: African Americans and the Soviet Indictment of the U.S. Racism, 1928-1937
- Death Blow to Jim Crow: the National Negro Congress and the Rise of Militant Civil Rights (available also in e-book version)
- In Struggle Against Jim Crow: Lulu B. White and the NAACP, 1900-1957
- The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow (available also as video recording)
Books - African American Women
- Making a Way Out of No Way: African American Women and the Second Great Migration
- Living with Jim Crow : African American Women and Memories of the Segregated South
- Women and Patriotism in Jim Crow America
- Women and the civil rights movement, 1954-1965
Books - Occupations, Sports
- Catching Dreams: My Life in the Negro Baseball League
- African American Golfers during the Jim Crow Era
- Black Physicians in the Jim Crow South
- Fighting in the Jim Crow Army: Black Men and Women Remember World War II
Books - Society
- Psychology and Selfhood in the Segregated South (available also in e-book version)
- Sitting in Darkness (available also in e-book version)
- The Civil Rights Reader: American Literature from Jim Crow to reconciliation
- Jackson Davis and the Lost World of Jim Crow Education
Books - Social Justice
- Blackwards : How Black Leadership is Returning America to the Days of Separate But Equal
- Racing to Justice: Transforming Our Conceptions of Self and Other to Build in Inclusive Society
- Racecraft: the Soul of Inequality in American Life
- Race and Human Rights