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Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center

The Barbara Lee and Elihu Harris Lecture Series presents BOB MOSES

Bob Moses served as Director of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee’s (SNCC) Mississippi Voter Registration Project from 1961-1964, and was a lead organizer for the “Mississippi Freedom Summer.” Today his work seeks a national response to establish the fundamental right of every child to a quality public school education. Co-produced by Merritt College and the Martin Luther King…
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Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center

Civil Rights leader’s message for our time (East Bay Times, Article by Lou Fancher)

Civil rights attorney Fred Gray will be the keynote speaker at the Barbara Lee and Elihu Harris Lecture Series on Saturday. (Courtesy of the Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center) By Lou Fancher During the Civil Rights Movement, attorney and preacher Fred Gray practiced patience, peace, and unflagging activism, which still resonate today. Gray brings…
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Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center

Voter Engagement Report Back

Martin Luther King Jr Freedom Center returns from intensive 30 day civic Voter Engagement Drive in the Central Valley of California OAKLAND, CA (August 4, 2016) – Youth, interns, and staff of the Martin Luther King Jr Freedom Center return from 30 days of intensive civic engagement in the Central Valley of California. In addition to…
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Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center

Young Scholars Program

Karen and Jabari were greeted by Mr. Tulah and Mr. Simms of Oakland’s Young Scholars Program at the Barbara Lee and Elihu Harris Lecture series last week. The Young Scholars Program works to move African American men into college so that they might return as Oakland leaders. Thank you all, Young Scholars Program, for your tireless…
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