Dr. Kenneth Clarke Sr. has been Director of Cornell United Religious Work (CURW) since 2001. He also serves as chair of CURW’s Multifaith Advisory. Fifty years after Dr. King’s most famous anti-war speech, 49 years following his death and 31 years since the first federal holiday honoring his birth, his radical critiques of racism, militarism, and materialism – which he called “demonic triplets: - are largely unknown to many Americans. His embrace of a more militant nonviolent strategy and tactics planned for the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign he did not live to lead are obscured by the haze of history.
This event will take place in the Gallery