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For the seventh-consecutive year, the University will commemorate Dr. King’s visit and his legacy by hosting a week-long schedule of special events and programs. This year’s theme is intended to open up critical dialogue around where we are, and where we are going, on the path towards social change and social justice.

Egyptian Activists Inspired by Forgotten Martin Luther King Comic

The Montgomery Story, 1958 Comic

While the world’s political pundits debate the role the United States has played in the historical events presently occurring in Egypt, one activist is crediting a specific American with playing a part in inspiring a generation of Egyptians to take to the streets in a nonviolent protest that has changed the course of their nation. That American is Martin Luther King, Jr., and his message was transmitted by way of a 50-year-old comic book recently translated into Arabic and distributed throughout the Middle East.

Read More: http://www.comicsalliance.com/2011/02/11/martin-luther-king-comic-egypt/#ixzz1kl8dvFAc

Posted on January 28th, 2012