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On MLK Day A Message from Veterans For Peace

Veterans For Peace calls on the nation to celebrate the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. today by learning from his legacy and heeding his words. As peacemakers and justice seekers we believe it is not enough to honor Dr. King by applauding gains our nation has made toward …

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Video Biographies about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Here are several video biographies about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. King had a huge impact on the world and his words and work have such relevance for us today. Inspired by him many people have taken it upon themselves make videos to tell history. A few are high quality, some are at best OK, but all are …

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Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence

Speech delivered by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on April 4, 1967, at a meeting of Clergy and Laity Concerned at Riverside Church in New York City I come to this magnificent house of worship tonight because my conscience leaves me no other choice. I join with you in this …

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I Have A Dream

Delivered 28 August 1963, at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington D.C. I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand today, …

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Take On the Reading Challenge.

Learning more about Dr. King’s life and his message is a great way to honor him. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. King was born in on January 15, 1929 and was killed on April 4th 1968, seventy-nine days after his 39th birthday . Two years ago I decided that within the 11 …