The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change


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The King Center Institute

The King Center’s flagship eLearning platform is designed to offer a convenient, self-paced online course in Kingian nonviolence, which we refer to as Nonviolence365®. Nonviolence365® is a powerful, practical approach to dealing with conflict and dismantling injustice.

The King Center Timeline

The King Center Timeline

Relationship Between the Black & Jewish Communities

Why All The Tension? Relationship Between the Black & Jewish Communities

Reading Corner with Carmen Agra Deedy

Reading Corner with Carmen Agra Deedy


The King Center Mourns Tyre Nichols’ Death as Nation Witnesses Deadly Beating After Simple Traffic Stop

The King Center mourns the death of Tyre Nichols at the hands of Memphis police. We mourn with the Nichols family as they witnessed, via video, the brutal, dehumanizing beating that caused his death after a simple traffic stop.

Download the Full Calendar of 2023 King Holiday Observance Events

History Timeline

Take an interactive virtual journey through the history and impact of The King Center and the legacy of our founder, Mrs. Coretta Scott King.

Long before the physical structure existed, The King Center’s spiritual and philosophical genesis had roots in the story of a girl from the American south who dared to believe that she could use her life for positive social change.

This unprecedented collection chronicles the development, history, and impact of The King Center and Mrs. King’s global contributions. Designed as an educational tool for people everywhere, welcome to our story.

Now On Sale – It Starts with Me

The King Center’s new book “It Starts with Me” is now on sale! All proceeds from book sales go to The King Center to further the mission of creating a more inclusive, just, humane and equitable world. Buy it today!

It Starts with Me

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