Kelvin Smith Library
Note (1/4/22): This Research Guide was created for a specific event on a set date or time. It will not be continually updated. After four years Kelvin Smith Library archives all event specific Research Guides.
Kelvin Smith Library provides the campus community with access to world-class research collections, technology-equipped classrooms and meeting spaces, and state-of-the-art digital resources.
This guide was created for the keynote speaker of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation in 2022. Each year, Case Western Reserve University honors Martin Luther King, Jr.—the holiday, the man and the legacy—with a celebration that includes a range of activities including workshops, films, panel discussions and acclaimed speakers. The 2022 celebration theme is “The Half-Life of Freedom, Race, and Justice in America Today.”
Jelani Cobb is a staff writer at The New Yorker, writing on race, history, justice, politics, and democracy, as well as Columbia University’s Ira A. Lipman Professor of Journalism. He recently co-edited The Matter of Black Lives, a collection of The New Yorker’s most ground-breaking writing on Black history and culture in America, featuring the work of legendary writers like James Baldwin and Toni Morrison. ~ from thelavinagency.com website