DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING,
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How can we honor and celebrate Dr. King’s legacy today? Learn more from this conversation between Tammy L. Cooper and Anthony Conley.
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We welcome you to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Eiteljorg Monday, January 17 with free admission to the museum. Enjoy the final day of Jingle Rails: The Great Western Adventure and explore activities in the new Nina Mason Pulliam Education Center. Take a look through the resources on this page to learn more about Dr. King and his legacy.
Books written by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Strength to Love. New York: Harper & Row Publishers, 1963.
Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story. New York: Harper & Row Publishers, 1958.
The Trumpet of Conscience. New York: Harper & Row Publishers, 1968. (Foreword by Coretta Scott King.)
Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? New York: Harper & Row Publishers, 1967
Why We Can’t Wait. New York: Harper & Row Publishers, 1963.
Collections of Dr. King’s Writings and Speeches
Carson, Clayborne and Shepard, Kris (editors). A Call to Conscience: The Landmark Speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. New York: Warner Books, 2001.
A Testament of Hope. San Francisco: Harper & Row Publishers, 1986.
The Words of Martin Luther King, Jr. New York: Newmarket Press, 1983
Carson, Clayborne and Holloran, Peter (editors).
A Knock at Midnight: Inspiration from the Great Sermons of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., New York: IPM in Association with Warner Books, 1998.
Carson, Clayborne (editor). The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. New York: IPM in Association with Warner Books, 1998.
The King Papers – Volumes 1-6 (with more volumes forthcoming), University of California Press.
More books on Dr. King and/or the Civil Rights Movement can be found on The King Center’s website as well
I am Martin Luther King, Jr.
by Brad Meltzer
The Story of Martin Luther King Jr.
by Johnny Ray Moore
My Uncle Martin’s Big Heart
by Angela Farris Watkins
My First Biography: Martin Luther King, Jr.
by Marion Dane Bauer
I Have a Dream
by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr
Martin’s Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
by Doreen Rappaport
My Brother Martin
by Christine King Farris
My Daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
by Martin Luther, III King
Martin Luther King Jr.: A Graphic History of America’s Great Civil Rights Leaders
by Rachel Ruiz
Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.?
by Bonnie Bader
by Nic Stone
Roads to Memphis: Two Paths One Ending
King in the Wilderness