Dr. Martin Luther King made an extraordinary impact on our state’s and our nation’s struggle for civil rights. On September 16-17, This impact was experienced and understood anew in the James B. Hunt Jr. Library at NC State University. The Saturday walking tour exhibits and events feature digitally enabled, immersive experiences of two historic speeches King gave in North Carolina: “A Creative Protest [“Fill Up the Jails”],” which he delivered in Durham on February 16, 1960 and “Facing the Challenge of a New Age,” delivered in Rocky Mount on November 27, 1962. The vMLK Project was featured as part of immersive experiences of King’s “Fill Up the Jails” speech.
Learn more at http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/experiencing-king.