In June of 1967, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. released his final book and delivered a keynote address at the 11th Annual Southern Christian Leadership Conference Convention under the same title later that year. For the first time since 1955, the Rev. Dr. King detached himself from the work of the movement and took a moment to reflect on the victories won and the challenges ahead.
- Learn More: An Intro to the Civil Rights Movement
- Learn More: The Civil Rights Act of 1964
- Learn More: The Voting Rights Act of 1965
- Learn More: Black Power and King's Response
"Where Do We Go from Here" represents a critical stage in the process of building a beloved community, highlighting the Rev. Dr. King, Jr. as an evolved leader since the Montgomery Bus Boycott ('55). We ask all members of our Ithaca College community to take this week, semester, and year(s) to consider where we will go, together, from 2020.