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NED Library Martin luther king jr. Day recommended reading

Join us in celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy by reading the following publications in our library

Historical Reads

Why We Can’t Wait  by Martin Luther King Jr.

I Have a Dream: Writings and Speeches that Changed the World  by Martin Luther King Jr. and James Melvin Washington

Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Profile by C Eric Lincoln

Time on Two Crosses: The Collected Writings of Bayard Rustin  by Bayard Rustin, Devon W Carbado, and Donald Weise  

Black Power: The Politics of Liberation in America by Charles V Hamilton

CORE : A Study in the Civil Rights Movement, 1942-1968  by August Meier and Elliott M Rudwick


Contemporary Reads

So You Want to Talk About Race  by Ijeoma Oluo

How to be An Antiracist  by Ibram X Kendi

Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor  by Layla F Saad

Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color  by Andrea J Ritchie

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