Martin Luther King

The Story of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement

February 7, 2010

The 1960s Civil Rights Movement brought to fruition the notion of a nation “conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal,” as articulated by Lincoln at Gettysburg
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Martin Luther King’s Most Significant Speech: I Have A Dream

January 26, 2010

Martin Luther King’s I have A Dream Speech was undoubtedly his best known speech.  More than just a popular address, this speech would resonate in the hearts and minds of Americans for forever. This speech has attained iconic status. The year 1963 was the centennial of the signing of the emancipation proclamation. It was...
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One of Martin Luther King’s Three Most Important Speeches- I’ve Been To The Mountaintop

January 24, 2010

Time to Break Silence I’ve Been To The Mountaintop I Have A Dream The Speech As one of King’s close advisers and friend, Andrew Young, writes, “No speech has provoked as much discussion and debate as the message” he delivered in his last address, I’ve Been To The Mountaintop. Speaking without notes, he delivered...
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Martin Luther King’s Three Most Important Speeches

January 21, 2010

Time to Break Silence Speech  Martin Luther King delivered one of his most notable statements and speeches- Time to Break Silence- on the Vietnam War on April 4, 1967, exactly one year before he was assassinated.  This speech demonstrated the integrity and courage of King to stand and go it alone in criticizing the...
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Ten Essential Books on Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 18, 2010

As we begin the second decade of the twenty-first century, the celebration of the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. provides us with lessons and insight into many of the problems we face in the twenty-first century. To be sure, most of the problems of the twenty-first century have their roots in...
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How to Respond to the Christmas Day Attempted Bombing: Advice From Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 6, 2010

Next week we will begin the celebration of the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. Many will focus on King as a man of pace and his I have a dream speech.   While unquestionably, he was a strong and unequivocal advocate of peace, he was at the same time a fierce critic...
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