Northumbria academic to publish inside story of Martin Luther King’s historic visit to Newcastle


A fascinating new book about Martin Luther King’s historic visit to Newcastle University will be published next month by Newcastle Libraries’ Tyne Bridge Publishing to coincide with the 50th anniversary of this landmark event. Martin Luther King in Newcastle by Northumbria University’s Professor in American Studies, Brian Ward, brings alive the historic significance and contemporary relevance of this episode in North East, British and US history. The book tells the inside story of Dr. King’s visit, explaining why he was…

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