Martin Luther King III Retraces His Father's Footsteps at Old Cabell Hall

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 00:00 -- mes3xg


On Saturday afternoon, Martin Luther King III looked out over rows of chairs in Old Cabell Hall that, 55 years ago, were filled with more than 900 University of Virginia students and faculty members listening to his father, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. King, the eldest son of the revered civil rights activist and Coretta Scott King, was in town for the premiere of “Charlottesville,” a new documentary created by UVA’s Center for Politics and Community Idea Stations about the violent white supremacist demonstrations at UVA and in Charlottesville in August 2017. He called the documentary “extremely moving,” and expressed hope that it would spur important discussions around the country.  (READ MORE)

Source: UVA Today (Caroline Newman)