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Why We Can't Wait (King Legacy)

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About the Author

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929–1968), Nobel Peace Prize laureate and architect of the nonviolent civil rights movement, was among the twentieth century’s most influential figures. One of the greatest orators in U.S. history, King is the author of several books, including Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story(Beacon / 0069-4 / $14.00 pb), Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community? (Beacon / 0067-0 / $14.00 pb), and The Trumpet of Conscience (Beacon / 0071-7 / $22.00 hc)His speeches, sermons, and writings are inspirational and timeless. King was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968. 

Dorothy Cotton was the education director for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and worked closely with Dr. King on teaching nonviolence and citizenship education.

 

Clayborne Carson, general editorial advisor to the King Legacy, is the founding director of the King Research and Education Institute at Stanford University.

Table of Contents

Introduction by Dorothy Cotton

1964 Introduction by Martin Luther King, Jr.

I The Negro Revolution—Why 1963?

II The Sword That Heals 21

III Bull Connor’s Birmingham 47

IV New Day in Birmingham 63

V Letter from Birmingham Jail 85

VI Black and White Together 111

VII The Summer of Our Discontent 129

VIII The Days to Come

Selected Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807001127
Author:
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Publisher:
Beacon Press (MA)
Author:
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Author:
King, Martin Luther
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Subject:
United States Race relations.
Subject:
African Americans--Civil rights
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
African American Studies-General
Subject:
civil rights;history;race;african american;non-fiction;politics;african americans;martin luther king;american history;civil rights movement;racism;race relations;us history;essays;america;1960s;nonviolence
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
King Legacy
Publication Date:
20110131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 x .56 in .64 lb

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