We hope you enjoy exploring the wide range of resources below which are included to enrich your thinking about Dr. King, civil rights in the US, and opportunities for service.

President of University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski, III recalls his childhood Birmingham protest experience and lessons learned. Dr. Hrabowski was also named among TIME Magazine's 2012 Most Influential People in the World.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. wondered what would MLK Jr. think if he suddenly came back and saw African American life in the year 2016.

How would we explain the achievements and continuing challenges of the past five decades to him?

The answer is the premise of his new four hour series “Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise.”



The National Memorial for Peace and Justice

On April 26th 2018 the National Memorial for Peace and Justice opened in Montgomery Alabama. It is the nation’s first memorial of its kind. It demands that we confront our terrible national legacy of slavery, lynching, and institutionalized prejudice.

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A twentieth-century Civil Rights timeline that highlights the role of children in the movement.

Recommended Readings for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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Check out your basic US historical race literacy with this 14 question quiz.

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Service Websites that specialize in high quality children’s service projects, family oriented service opportunities, as well as MLK Day service activities.

 

www.mlkday.gov

www.serve.gov

www.dosomething.org

www.volunteermatch.org

www.generationon.org

www.createthegood.org

www.rootsandshoots.org

www.newyorkcares.org

www.911dayofservice.org

www.heartofamerica.org

www.giraffe.org

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