History Happy Hour: Martin Luther King's Vision of Democracy

Presented by Sandy Spring Museum at Sandy Spring Museum, Sandy Spring MD

Feb 17, 2023

History Happy Hour: Martin Luther King's Vision of Democracy

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s dreams of democracy are much grander than the last refrain of his address at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in August 1963.

Racial integration and inter-racial harmony were important, but structural inequality formed the root and branch of a broken America. Dr. Quincy Mills, historian at the University of Maryland, College Park, will discuss King’s ideas on the importance of economic security in American democracy. The problems, in fact, rested with the core beliefs in liberal democracy, which King believed needed to be restructured to arrive at any sense of humanity.
Dr. Mills specializes in 20th-century

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Feb 17, 2023 at 06:30 pm (Fri)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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Sandy Spring Museum

17901 Bentley Road, www.sandyspringmuseum.org, Sandy Spring, MD 20860

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