I will do the best I can with what I have, and that’s all that is required of anybody–not to be somebody else, but be the best of whatever you are.

DR. BENJAMIN HOOKS - Executive Director, NAACP

1975-1994  MLK Celebration Videos


Coretta Scott King Keynote Address at 20th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Celebration (1994)

Coretta Scott King gives the keynote address for the 20th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration at MIT, held on February 11, 1994. The day's theme is "The Movement for Economic and Social Justice: 1994 and Beyond." Mrs. King is introduced by MIT President Charles M.

 



Coretta Scott King Procession at 20th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Celebration (1994)

On February 11, 1994, Coretta Scott King is escorted to Kresge Auditorium during the traditional silent march at the 20th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration at MIT.

 

Diversity Interview

An interview with the 15th President of MIT, Charles M. Vest, on Diversity
Recorded October 14, 1993


17th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Celebration (1991)

The Seventeenth Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Celebration takes place January 18, 1991, and features Dr. Benjamin Hooks as keynote speaker [remarks begin at 39:45]. Four students also present a youth perspective on the significance of the celebration in their own lives.

 

2nd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration – Walter J. Leonard (1975)

Following an invocation prayer and a musical performance, Walter J. Leonard delivers the keynote address for the second annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast Celebration at MIT. Leonard, who at the time was Special Assistant to Harvard University President Derek Bok, delivers his speech titled: “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Friend Remembered” at Kresge Auditorium in early February 1975. MIT Museum Collections.

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