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A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr.
A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr.
by James Washington
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"We've got some difficult days ahead," civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr., told a crowd gathered at Memphis's Clayborn Temple on April 3, 1968. "But it really doesn't matter to me now because I've been to the mountaintop. . . . And I've seen... (read more)

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Strength to Love
Strength to Love
by Martin Luther King
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This is a collection of classic sermons preached by Martin Luther King, Jr.... (read more)

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The Speech: The Story Behind Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Dream
The Speech: The Story Behind Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Dream
by Gary Younge
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MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DELIVERED his powerful “I Have a Dream” speech on August 28, 1963. Fifty years later, the speech endures as a defining moment in the civil rights movement. It continues to be heralded as a beacon in the ongoing struggle... (read more)

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I Have a Dream - 40th Anniversary Edition: Writings and Speeches That Changed the World
I Have a Dream - 40th Anniversary Edition: Writings and Speeches That Changed the World
by Martin Luther King
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"HIS LIFE INFORMED US, HIS DREAMS SUSTAIN US" -from the Citation of the posthumous award of the Presidential Medal of Freedom to the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., July 4,1977 Martin Luther King's twenty most memorable writings and... (read more)

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I May Not Get There with You: The True Martin Luther King, Jr.
I May Not Get There with You: The True Martin Luther King, Jr.
by Michael Eric Dyson
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A private citizen who transformed the world around him, Martin Luther King, Jr., was arguably the greatest American who ever lived. Now, after more than thirty years, few people understand how truly radical he was. In this groundbreaking examination of... (read more)

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Let the Trumpet Sound: The Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Let the Trumpet Sound: The Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.
by Stephen B Oates
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Filled with hundreds of specific examples and organized into a coherent framework of practical concepts that can be applied by managers and entrepreneurs at all levels, Built to Last provides a master blueprint for building organizations that will... (read more)

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Hellhound on His Trail: The Stalking of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the International Hunt for His Assassin
Hellhound on His Trail: The Stalking of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the International Hunt for His Assassin
by Hampton Sides
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From the acclaimed bestselling author of Ghost Soldiers and Blood and Thunder, a taut, intense narrative about the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., and the largest manhunt in American history. On April 23, 1967, Prisoner #416J, an inmate at... (read more)

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Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?
Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?
by Martin Luther King Jr.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.... (read more)

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Growing Up King: An Intimate Memoir
Growing Up King: An Intimate Memoir
by Dexter Scott King
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In this intimate portrait, Dexter King reveals for the first time what it was like growing up in the shadow of greatness, and how his father's lessons continue to inspire and inform his own ideas on race in America today. photo insert.... (read more)

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Desert Rose: The Life and Legacy of Coretta Scott King
Desert Rose: The Life and Legacy of Coretta Scott King
by Edythe Scott Bagley
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Desert Rose details Coretta Scott King's upbringing in a family of proud, land-owning African Americans with a profound devotion to the ideals of social equality and the values of education, as well as her later role as her husband's most trusted... (read more)

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Reflection Dream
Reflection Dream
by Clarence G Williams
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Clarence G. Williams is Special Assistant to the President, Ombudsman, and Adjunct Professor of Urban Studies and Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.... (read more)

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The Words of Martin Luther King, Jr. (Newmarket "Words Of" Series)
The Words of Martin Luther King, Jr. (Newmarket "Words Of" Series)
by Martin L King
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Created as a living memorial to the philosophies and ideas of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., this essential volume includes more than 120 quotations from the greatest civil rights leader's speeches, sermons, and writings. Selected and introduced by... (read more)

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Truth at Last: The Untold Story Behind James Earl Ray and the Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
Truth at Last: The Untold Story Behind James Earl Ray and the Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
by John Larry Ray
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For forty years, the plea bargain of James Earl Ray for the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. has been the subject of intense inquiry and debate among historians and researchers. Was Ray—a small-town petty thief—really the criminal... (read more)

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Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Documentary...Montgomery to Memphis
Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Documentary...Montgomery to Memphis
by Flip Schulke
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was, during his lifetime, an inspiration and an example. Today his influence on American life is stronger than ever. This book is a pictorial record of Dr. King's leadership in the nonviolent movement for racial equality and... (read more)

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Martin Luther King Jr.: Let Freedom Ring: Campfire Biography-Heroes Line (Campfire Graphic Novels)
Martin Luther King Jr.: Let Freedom Ring: Campfire Biography-Heroes Line (Campfire Graphic Novels)
by Lewis Helfand
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Not even half a century ago America was segregated, when everything depended on teh color of one's skin. Access to schools, restaurants, parks, buses or even water fountains was segregated. And born into this segregated world was Martin Luther King Jr... (read more)

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Why We Can't Wait (Signet Classics)
Why We Can't Wait (Signet Classics)
by Martin Luther Jr King
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Letter from Birmingham Jail, April 16, 1963 “Perhaps it is easy for those who have never felt the stinging darts of segregation to say, ‘Wait.’ But when you have seen vicious mobs lynch your mothers and fathers at will and drown your... (read more)

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Martin Luther King, Jr., Spirit-Led Prophet
Martin Luther King, Jr., Spirit-Led Prophet
by Richard L Deats
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Martin Luther King, Jr.---Spirit-led Prophet tells the compelling story of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr pastor, theologian, scholar, orator, civil rights leader, martyr. Spirit-led Prophet chronicles Kings activities illustrating his nonviolent faith... (read more)

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The Words of Martin Luther King, Jr. (Newmarket "Words Of" Series)
The Words of Martin Luther King, Jr. (Newmarket "Words Of" Series)
by Martin Luther King
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Created as a living memorial to the philosophies and ideas of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., this essential volume includes more than 120 quotations from the greatest civil rights leaders speeches, sermons, and writings selected and introduced by Coretta... (read more)

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King: A Comics Biography
King: A Comics Biography
by Ho Che Anderson
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Ho Che Anderson has spent over 10 years researching, writing, and drawing King, a monumental graphic biography that liberates Martin Luther King Jr. from the saintly, one-dimensional, hagiographic image so prevalent in pop culture. Here is King—... (read more)

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King Came Preaching: The Pulpit Power of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
King Came Preaching: The Pulpit Power of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
by Mervyn A Warren
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This book is not a presentation of King's speeches, but it is a well developed analysis of Dr. King, the preacher. It traces how King was influenced by and in turn had an influence over black preaching in America. Includes the text to four never-before... (read more)

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