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Citizenship to the Fullness of its Meaning


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Stewart Burns, Ph.D.
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Illuminated by Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” this lecture seeks to create an informal “charter" for the new ecosystem of grassroots democracy that I am envisioning in this series of lectures.Illuminated by Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” this lecture seeks to create an informal “charter" for the new ecosystem of grassroots democracy that I am envisioning in this series of lectures.

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Professor of Ethical & Creative Leadership and MLK Studies

Union Institute & University


Activist historian Stewart Burns, is the only major Martin Luther King Jr. biographer who participated in the Black Freedom Movement, including the 1963 March on Washington.  His background includes many years of nonviolent activism organizing for justice and peace that has been enlightened by thirty years studying Dr. King’s leadership and the Black Movement. From forming a high school civil rights committee, to organizing anti-Vietnam War protests and resisting the draft, to protesting nuclear power and first-strike nuclear weapons, to fostering interracial communication at Stanford, Williams, and other colleges, he has devoted his life to teaching and practicing Kingian “soul force.” Dr. Burns is Professor and Chair of Ethical & Creative Leadership, as well as Faculty in Martin Luther King Jr. Studies at Union Institute & University's Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program. 


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