Martin Luther King Jr. Resources

Martin Luther King Jr. demonstrated the power of nonviolence to overcome even the most entrenched prejudices.

Addressing Racism: Challenge for Peacemakers

‘I have a dream’ speech 

Martin Luther King quotes reflecting some of the breadth of Dr. King’s thought.

The Vision and Challenge of Martin Luther King, Jr. (bulletin insert)

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Now Online: Martin Luther King’s Works — talks, sermons, letters (including early drafts & mark-ups) etc. The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change has opened an online digital archive of Dr. King’s works.

Occupy: Resurrecting Rev. King’s Final Dream
by Leo W. Gerard
International President, United Steelworkers

How to Learn Nonviolent Resistance as King Did
by Mary Elizabeth King
also distributed by Common Dreams



See also the following references:

Richard Deats, Martin Luther King, Jr.: Spirit Led Prophet, brief, well-written survey that does justice to King’s nonviolence and spiritual roots (New City Press, 2003) …see also accounts by Ansbro, Branch,* Carson,* Cone,* Dyson,* Garrow,* Harding, Oates, Schulke and McPhee*… Martin Luther King, Jr., Where Do We Go From Here,* his prescient last book; James M. Washington, ed., I Have a Dream,* the best brief MLK anthology, and A Testament of Hope,* a major collection (HarperCollins, 1995, ‘86); The MLK Companion,* King quotations (St. Martin’s, ’93); a wealth of material is available at: and

The above references are an excerpt from:
Transforming Our World – A compact “best of the best” catalog of the most useful books, manuals, and websites, selected by teachers, researchers, parents, and activists from the Peace and Justice Resource Center.

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