Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at his February 10, 1961
lecture at the University Heights campus

On February 10, 1961, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke to a capacity crowd at the Hall of Fame Playhouse located at the University Heights campus. Dr. King lectured on “The Future of Integration” and urged non-violent protest. He emphasized the need for “persistence,” and the inevitability of “sacrifice, suffering, and struggle” associated with achieving justice.

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