Tag Archives: Martin Luther King Jr.

Signed first edition of Strength to Love (1963) on display

By: Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. planned to write Strength to Love (1963), a collection of sermons, as early as 1957, but he was unable to begin writing until he was imprisoned in July 1962 … Continue reading

Recognizing Peace and Remembering the Peacemaker: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Please join us in remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., whose life was taken forty years ago today. This letter was sent by Dr. King in recognition of Burford Boone’s receiving the 1957 Pulitzer Prize “for his fearless and reasoned … Continue reading

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King and his Dream

Dr. Martin Luther King would have been 79 years old on January 15th. In April of 1968 when he was just 39 years old, he was taken from us. And his legacy of a quest for justice, peace, and equality … Continue reading