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

This FREE event will be presented in-person and virtually, registration required for in-person event. Please check back for registration information.

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

Dial-In Information

The conversation will also be broadcast on the Enoch Pratt Free Library Facebook page. It can be watched after the broadcast on the library's Facebook Live. Click here for the Live video library.

Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 2:00pm

Central Library, Wheeler Auditorium
400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Event Type

Writers LIVE!, Black History

Age Group

Adults, Seniors

Compass Category

Programs For Adults

Event Publisher

Tracy Dimond - for Adults

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