Rescheduled for March 4, 2015: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s former driver to speak at Kent State University

On Wednesday, March 4, 2015, Clarence Bozeman, the former driver for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., will speak at Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC).

From 1958 to 1959, Bozeman transported Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his wife, Coretta, to speaking engagements throughout Alabama. He will speak about his time as Dr. King’s weekend driver and the conversations he had with about the black community, the Montgomery Bus Boycott and other civil rights challenges.

The event is presented by Kent State’s photojournalism program and JMC’s Diversity and Globalization Committee and is free and open to the public.

Who: Clarence Bozeman, former driver for Mr. Luther King, Jr.

What: Special Speaker Event

When: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.

Where: First Energy Auditorium (Room 340), Franklin Hall, Kent State University 

POSTED: Tuesday, February 10, 2015 04:08 PM
UPDATED: Tuesday, July 23, 2024 08:11 PM