Michigan State University

Martin Luther King, Jr. 2013 Anniversary 

Every year, MSU Libraries participates in the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. commemorative celebration, a campus-wide event sponsored by MSU Office for Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives.

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"
    Date and time: January 17, 2013​, 7:00 p.m.
    Location: ​ Main Library North Conference Room (4th Floor West)
    Presented by Catherine Grosso, MSU College of Law​
  • "The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow: Promises Betrayed (1865 - 1896)"
    Date and time: January 21, 2013, 12:00 p.m. -1:00 p.m.
    Location: Main Library Reference Instruction Room (1st Floor).

Resources used for the 2013 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Celebration exhibit:

MSU Libraries Exhibit Case for 2013 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Celebration


  • 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.

Books - Jim Crow

Books - African American Women

Books - Occupations, Sports

Books - Society

Books - Social Justice