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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Lecture featuring Larry S. Gibson

Join us for the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day lecture featuring Larry S. Gibson.

Larry S. Gibson grew up in Baltimore, MD and attended Howard University, where he was the student government president. In 1967, he earned his law degree from Columbia University.  In 1972, he began teaching at the University of Virginia Law School. Two years later, he transferred to the University of Maryland School of Law, where he still teaches. Professor Gibson has researched several exhibits, articles, and newspaper series about black lawyers and civil rights. His book Young Thurgood: The Making of a Supreme Court Justice won a 2013 International Book Award. Under President Carter, Gibson served as Associate Deputy Attorney General. Later this year, he will publish his second book about Thurgood Marshall. He is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi, a Sovereign Grand Inspector General 33° of the Prince Hall Masons, and an Archon of Sigma Pi Phi.    

ASL interpretation will be available for attendees.

Writers LIVE! programs are supported in part by a bequest from The Miss Hubbard Adult Programming Fund.

Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 2:00pm

Virtual Event
Event Type

Writers LIVE!, Black History, Virtual Event

Age Group

Adults, Seniors

Compass Category

Programs For Adults

Event Publisher

Emily Levine, Manager of Adult Services

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