Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929-April 4, 1968) was born Michael Luther King, Jr., but later had his name changed to Martin.
Clayborne Carson, the general editorial advisor
Dr. Dorothy Cotton was the Education Director for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) from 1960 to 1968. Under the Carter Administration, Dr.
Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund (CDF), has been an advocate for disadvantaged Americans for her entire professional life.
Dr. Vincent Harding was very involved with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., as a friend and colleague.
Michael Honey teaches African-American and U.S. history, civil rights and labor studies and specializes in work on Martin Luther King, Jr. He holds the Fred T. and Dorothy G.
Coretta Scott King was one of the most influential women leaders in our world.
Dr. Lewis V. Baldwin is currently a Professor of Religious
Studies at Vanderbilt
The Reverend Dr.
Raphael G. Warnock is senior
pastor of the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, the spiritual home of the
Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Hunter-Gault is an author, journalist, and foreign
correspondent for National Public Radio.
Walter Dean Myers is the critically acclaimed best-selling author of more than eighty books for children and young adults. in 2012, Myers was named Ambassador for Young People's Literature.
Dr. Cornel West, one of America's most gifted and provocative intellectuals, has been profoundly influenced by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
In his speech “The
Burning Truth in the South”, Martin Luther King, Jr. says the appeal of
nonviolence has many facets.
The movie Selma deserves the accolades it has received not just for it
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