Monday, January 16, 2012

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Today we take a look back at the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  This is an important date celebrating one of the great people in American history.  The library carries many titles about Dr. King and the Civil Rights Movement.  Here is a sampling of what you can checkout today:

Dr. King

The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr.
A Call to Conscience: The Landmark Speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Words of Martin Luther King, Jr.
At Canaan's Edge: America in the King Years, 1965-68 by Taylor Branch
Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference by David Garrow

Civil Rights Movement

The Civil Rights Movement: An Eyewitness History by Sanford Wexler
Freedom's Daughters: The Unsung Heroines of the Civil Rights Movement from 1830-1970 by Lynne Olson
Civil Rights Chronicle: The African-American Struggle for Freedom by Clayborne Carson
Marshalling Justice: The Early Civil Rights Letters of Thurgood Marshall

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