Mays and King
Lawrence Carter, presenter of the keynote address for the College’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance on Jan. 21, talked partly about the influence that Benjamin E. Mays ’20 had on the great civil rights leader. “You can see Mays all through King,” said Carter, professor of religion at Morehouse College. For example, just as King often issued challenges to his audiences, so did Mays. “He was famous for his challenges,” said Carter, curator and dean of Morehouse’s Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel. [More...]
Categories: African American Studies, American Cultural Studies, Bates Retrospective, Current students, Diversity, Faculty and staff, Humanities and history.
Tags: Benjamin E. Mays, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Morehouse College.