Martin Luther King III and his family share their reading list about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on WorldCat.org just in time for the 40th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
WorldCat.org, the only website that connects online searchers to the world’s libraries, has published a topic page dedicated to resources about Martin Luther King, Jr. in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January 16. The topic page enables visitors to tap into 10,000+ libraries around the globe to explore a variety of resources, including books, academic papers, sound recordings, news articles, photographs, and historical documents.
The Martin Luther King, Jr. topic page (https://worldcat.org/topics/martin-luther-king-jr) includes:
- The King family reading list from Martin Luther King III, Arndrea King, and Yolanda King
- 6,900 open access resources
- Theses, dissertations, archives, and encyclopedia materials
- Curated reading lists from:
- Charleston Syllabus
- Colleges and universities
- Most popular searches on WorldCat.org
These resources are intended to provide educators, parents, students, and the general public an understanding of the most important and meaningful resources for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and beyond. In addition to marking 40 years since President Ronald Reagan signed into law the recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as a federal holiday, 2023 also marks the 60th anniversary of the Birmingham Campaign and the March on Washington, and the 55th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 and Dr. King’s tragic assassination.
To learn more about the Nobel Peace Prize-winning civil rights leader who advocated for nonviolence and racial equity, visit the Martin Luther King, Jr. topic page on WorldCat.org at https://www.worldcat.org/topics/martin-luther-king-jr.
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