Dr. King Was Peaceful

January 2011
Scholastic News -- Edition 2;Jan2011, Vol. 67 Issue 4, Special section p1
The article focuses on the role of Dr. Martin Luther King in changing the laws concerning the treatment of African Americans.


Related Articles

  • A Leader's Legacy.  // Weekly Reader News - Edition 4;1/14/2005, Vol. 86 Issue 16, p7 

    The article highlights about Martin Luther King Jr. Day, being observed in the U.S. Martin Luther King Jr. Day became a holiday in 1986. King (1929-1968) was a civil rights leader who worked against discrimination. King dedicated his life to making sure that African Americans received the same...

  • "I Have a Dream" -- King's 1963 Speech. Miah, Malik // Against the Current;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p10 

    The article reflects on the speech of the U.S. most prominent civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. It cites the Emancipation Proclamation which is described as a great beacon light of hope to millions of Negro slaves. It also presents excerpts of the speech of King which still echoes loud...

  • I STILL HAVE A DREAM.  // Scholastic Scope;1/8/2001, Vol. 49 Issue 9, p10 

    Presents excerpts from the speech delivered by Martin Luther King Jr. on August 28, 1963, at the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. Call for the abolition of Jim Crow laws that held African Americans from claiming their civil rights.

  • He Had a Dream.  // Scholastic News -- Edition 4;2/6/2006, Vol. 68 Issue 15, p5 

    The article profiles African American civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. In the 1960s, he fought for the rights of African Americans, by organizing protests, writing books, and speaking out against racist laws. King's work helped desegregate schools and protect African American voters'...

  • NOTABLE SPEECH.  // American Speaker;May2010, p4 

    The article presents the text of the speech "I Have a Dream," by human rights icon Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. on August 28, 1963. He discussed how African Americans suffer discrimination and racial injustice, as well as the urgent need for the...

  • THE SINS OF DR. KING. Neuhaus, Richard John // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Apr1996, Issue 62, p67 

    Profiles Martin Luther King, Jr, a Baptist minister. Background on the book "The Martin Luther King, Jr.: Plagiarism Story," edited by Theodore Pappas; Contribution of Luther to the recognition of African American civil rights.

  • The Martyrdom of Martin Luther King Jr.  // Ebony;May1968, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p174 

    The article discusses how clergyman and African American civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. fought for the rights of the African American people until his death by an assassin on April 4, 1968. The Poor People's Campaign, led by King in Memphis, Tennessee, showed how a non-violent...

  • CHAPTER 1: From Church Budgets to Beloved Community: King in Montgomery.  // Beloved Community: How Faith Shapes Social Justice, From the Civ;2004, p11 

    Chapter 1 of the book "Beloved Community: How Faith Shapes Social Justice, From the Civil Rights Movement to Today" is presented. It explores the arrival and stay of Martin King Luther Jr. in Montgomery, Alabama in the summer of 1954, wherein he learnt a new social order by pursuing the civil...

  • Remember a Leader.  // Weekly Reader - Edition 2;1/12/2007, Vol. 76 Issue 16, p2 

    The article presents information on the life of Martin Luther King Jr. as a leader of the African Americans in the 1950s. He grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. At that time the laws in some places treated African Americans unfairly from Whites. He worked to stop the unfair treatment of African...


Read the Article


Sign out of this library

Other Topics