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Dr. Martin Luther King Day: Home

Teaching Tolerance

The Best of Our Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Resources

As we prepare to commemorate the life and life's work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we hope teachers take this opportunity to do the same in their classrooms, offering lessons that dive deeper into the many causes and good works Dr. King championed.

Teach MLK in Connection With the Attack on the U.S. Capitol

The same day a Black man and a Jewish man were voted into the U.S. Senate, a mob touting Confederate and Nazi flags attacked the U.S. Capitol. As you teach about Martin Luther King Jr. ahead of his birthday observation, acknowledge the link between the racism he resisted and the violence we witnessed at the Capitol.

Memorable Speeches

5 of Martin Luther King Jr.'s most memorable speeches

Before he was assassinated at age 39, Martin Luther King Jr. led the 1955 Montgomery bus boycott, organized the 1963 March on Washington, advocated for civil disobedience and non-violent protest, and became one of the most influential figures in American history.

Books

Dear Martin

Sora Audiobook

Fiction

Stamped from the Beginning

Sora eBook

Non-Fiction

The Civil Rights Movement

Sora eBook

Non-Fiction

Roots

Audiobook

Non-Fiction

Life's Work

Sora eBook

Non-Fiction

The Hate U Give

Sora eBook

Fiction

This Book Is Anti-Racist

Sora eBook

Non-Fiction