MLK exhibit, 1968

Student Center MLK Exhibit
Courtesy MIT Museum

MLK exhibit at the Student Center, 1968

The assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr. and President John F. Kennedy in 1968 sparked new initiatives towards making MIT a more equitable community. That year saw the formation of the Black Students' Union and Project Interphase, a summer program for incoming minority freshman.
Timeline: 1960s
Life: Black Students' Union (BSU)
Career: Arts & HumanitiesCommunity
Object: Image
Collection: Activism, Critical Mass 1955-1968, Exhibits, Martin Luther King, Jr.