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How Do Current Issues Relate to MLK?
Researching the History of MLK and Civil Rights
Primary Sources on MLK
Digitized Documents from the King Papers Collection
From The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford, this collection includes correspondences, writings, speeches, and sermons by Martin Luther King. It also contains documents relevant to the Civil Rights Movement, such as arrest records and protest announcements.
How might you research MLK with a historical approach?
- Whose perspective is relavant?
- What sources might contain this perspective?
The Press on MLK
Investigating Contemporary Public Discourse on MLK
The Race Beat
Call Number: PN4888.R3 R63 2006
Drawing on private correspondence, notes from secret meetings, unpublished articles, and interviews, veteran journalists Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff go behind the headlines and datelines to show how a dedicated cadre of newsmen—first black reporters, then liberal southern editors, then reporters and photographers from the national press and the broadcast media—revealed to a nation its most shameful shortcomings and propelled its citizens to act.
Retrospective Analysis of the Press During the Civil Rights Movement
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