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Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day in January

by Julie Zhu on 2023-01-13T13:00:00-05:00 in Library Resources, eBooks, Library News | 0 Comments
Cover ArtMartin Luther King Jr by John A. Kirk
ISBN: 9780582414310
Publication Date: 2004-11-05
Combining the latest insights from KIng biographies and movement histories, this book provides an up-to-date critical analysis of the relationship between King and the wider civil rights movement. Delivering a fresh perspective on the relationship between 'the man and the movement', Kirk argues that it is the interaction between national and local movement concerns that is essential to understanding King's leadership and black activism in the 1950s and 1960s. Kirk examines King's strengths and his limitations, and weighs the role that king played in then movement alongside the contributions of other civil rights organizations and leaders, and local civil rights activists. Suitable for undergraduate courses in 20th century US history.

Find more Martin Luther King Jr. resources on the Diversity, Sensitivity, & Inclusion Guide


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