Luther King, Jr.
number: 921 King,M]
Martin Luther King Holiday Page - http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/mlk/holiday/index.html
An excellent site from the Seattle Times which marks the 10th anniversary
of the creation of Dr. King's birthday as a national holiday.
King Papers Project - http://www.stanford.edu/group/King/
This Web page dedicated to Dr. King has links to full-text documents and
to other resources on his life and times. Also Biography
of Martin Luther King. (Stanford University)
Martin Luther King,
Jr. and Black History Month - http://www.lib.lsu.edu/hum/mlk/
This Web site has information on King's family and educational background,
awards, speeches, and his death, as well as more general information about
Black History Month which is celebrated each February. (Louisiana State
Man of the Year 1963 - http://www.time.com/time/special/moy/1963.html
Article from the January 3, 1964 issue of Time, in which Dr. King
received the distinction of being named its "Man of the Year". A very thorough
and wide ranging exploration of his life's work for non-violence and civil
from the Birmingham Jail - http://www.triadntr.net/~rdavis/mlkbirm.htm
Full text of Dr. King's famous letter that redefined the Civil Rights Movement,
written April 16, 1963 while incarcerated in the Birmingham, Alabama city
Prize Information File on Dr. King - http://nobelprizes.com/nobel/peace/1964a.html
Basic information about Dr. King receiving the Nobel Prize for Peace and
Acceptance Speech Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech given
by Dr. King on December 10, 1964. (Nobel Prize Internet Archive)
= Antisemitism - http://ucsu.colorado.edu/~jsu/zionism.html
Selections from the writings of Martin Luther King Jr., on the subject
Luther King, Jr. - http://www.mecca.org/~crights/mlk.html
"This biographical exhibit focuses on the background and philosophy of
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and examines the people, events and teachings
that influenced him, his actions and beliefs. It highlights his contributions
to the civil rights movement, the evolution of his ideas and motivations,
and what his life and teachings meant to people, both black and white,
during his lifetime and after. Text to [sic] Dr. King's famous speech,
Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence - http://www.ssc.msu.edu/~sw/dates/mlk/brkslnc.htm
Words to the speech by Dr. King on April 4, 1967 at the Riverside Church
in NY City, in which he outlines his clear opposition to the Vietnam War.
This occurred one year prior to his assassination, and was considered to
be quite controversial at the time.
Kennedy's Speech on Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Death - http://members.iquest.net/~reboomer/kensp.htm
On April 4, 1968, U.S. Attorney General Robert Kennedy was in Indianapolis,
Indiana. This is the speech Kennedy made to the press after learning of
Dr. King's assassination. Ironically, it was just a few weeks later that
Kennedy himself was assassinated as he campaigned for the presidency, in
opposition to the Vietnam War.
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