Documents by Rev. Martin Luther King

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Martin Luther King, Letter from Birmingham Jail
16 April 1963. The Negro's great stumbling block in the stride toward freedom is not the White Citizen's Counciler or the Ku Klux Klanner, but the white moderate who is more devoted to order than to justice.
I Have a Dream
By Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., 28 August 1963. The I have a dream speech in support of the struggle for social justice.
On the Importance of Jazz
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Opening Address to the 1964 Berlin Jazz Festival, WPFW News (Washington), [23 August 2002]. Now Jazz is exported to the world. For in the particular struggle of the Negro in America there is something akin to the universal struggle of modern man.
Nomination of Thich Nhat Hanh for the Nobel Peace Prize
By Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., 1967. [The monk and mystic mentioned here, Thomas Merton, shared a Buddhist Christianity, which eflect the influence upon King of Rev. Howard Thurman, who preached in Marsh Chapel, Boston].
Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence
By Rev. Martin Luther King, 4 April 1967. Speech delivered by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the Vietnam War, at a meeting of Clergy and Laity Concerned at Riverside Church in New York City.
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference Presidential Address
By Reverand Martin Luther King, Jr., Last presidential address to SCLC, 16 August 1967; the Where do we go from here speech. You begin to question the capitalistic economy. And I'm simply saying that more and more, we've got to begin to ask questions about the whole society...
Words for striking Memphis sanitation workers (1968)
By the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., Workers World, 14 January 2006. Martin Luther King Jr. said these words to striking Memphis sanitation workers the day before he was assassinated in April 1968.