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#TBT: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Villanova

  • Posted by: Nathaniel Haeberle-gosweiler
  • Posted Date: January 17, 2019
  • Filed Under: Library News

On January 20, 1965, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke to an audience of over 4,000 Villanova students, faculty, and local community members. He addressed the crowded field house on the ongoing struggle toward desegregation and the Civil Rights Act, which had passed only six months prior.

Photo credited to the Villanova University Archives


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  1. Comment by Melvin Hardy '71 — July 25, 2020 @ 9:07 AM

    The VU Black Alumni will meet on July 28th. I will provide some context to their meeting.

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