Kellie Carter Jackson will speak on “The Politics of Remembering King” as part of Cambridge’s 38th annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at 3 p.m. Jan. 13 at the Central Square Branch Library, 45 Pearl St. Jackson has a doctorate in history from Columbia University and is a Harvard College fellow.

This program is sponsored by Harvard University and the Cambridge Public Library.

For information, call (617) 349-4010.