The Sword and the Shield: The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.

The Sword and the Shield: The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 7- 8 PM Eastern

Peniel Joseph discusses his new book The Sword and the Shield: The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. with NCHE. The book offers a definitive history of the relationship between Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. and the way their political legacies continue to shape debates over race, democracy, citizenship and civil rights. This webinar can help educators across a wide grade and age spectrum teach the historical legacies of these two important activists, intellectuals, and social movement leaders.

Presenter:
Peniel Joseph
Professor of History, University of Texas
Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy