It’s MLK Day! Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Ninety years ago, on January 15, 1929, Michael King was born in Atlanta, Georgia.  Before his assassination in Memphis, Tennessee on April 4, 1968 at age 39, he went on to become the noted Civil Rights leader, Nobel Peace Prize winner, and prolific author we remember today as the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

For more information, here are some of his books and speeches available at the library:

https://catalog.library.waubonsee.edu/client/en_US/default/search/results?qu=&qu=AUTHOR%3DKing%2C+Martin+Luther+

We also have the related graphic novel series, March, by Congressman John Lewis, who experienced the Civil Rights movement first hand:

https://catalog.library.waubonsee.edu/client/en_US/default/search/results?qu=&qu=TITLE%3DMarch+&qu=AUTHOR%3DLewis+

 

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