Ohioans for Sustainable Change invites you to join us for a virtual discussion with Dr. Stewart Burns, Professor of MLK Studies at Union Institute & University and renowned author on Dr. King and Climate Change — What King said then and What King would do NOW.
Dr.Burns is a distinguished historian of the Civil Rights Movement and other U.S.social movements, and a leadership scholar. He wrote the Wilbur Award-winning biography of Martin Luther King Jr., To the Mountaintop (2004). A former editor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Papers at Stanford University, he produced the Montgomery bus boycott volume, Birth of a New Age. He published the first history of the bus boycott, Daybreak of Freedom, which was later made into the HBO feature film Boycott (on which he consulted). In 2002, he won the NAACP Image Award. His recent book We Will Stand Here Till We Die: Freedom Movement Shakes America, Shapes Martin Luther King Jr. (2013) tells the epic story of the American freedom struggle of 1963 from Birmingham to the March on Washington. He is currently writing a book on King’s Leadership.