MLK Day 2020 Related Reading

On Friday January 17, 2020, Phillips Exeter Academy will celebrate the life and legacy of  Martin Luther King Jr. with a daylong program of speakers and workshops.  In support of this program, the Library has created a book display featuring the works of keynote speaker, Ibram X. Kendi, workshop speakers Michael W. Twitty, Audrey Peterman, and Paul Tran as well as other books and films related to Friday’s workshop topics. These items are currently on display in the the Class of 1945 Library’s Rockefeller Hall.  Some books can also be found online in the Library’s Visiting Speakers OverDrive collection.

Keynote Speaker Ibram X. Kendi

Books by Workshop Speakers

Additional Titles

Also on display are the specific works of Dr. King mentioned in workshop descriptions or titles that touch upon some of the topics that will be covered by tomorrow’s speakers.

Those attending the play reading of Clybourne Park and discussion of Raisin the Sun maybe be interested in viewing the texts through our OverDrive or checking out one of the film adaptations available in our dvd collection.