Take some time to learn about why we celebrate the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the fight for African American civil rights.
One way you can start is by attending Saturday's (1/13) MLK Human Rights Conference here at WCC from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The conference is free.
You can also try some of these library resources to get you started:
Martin Luther King, Jr. - A biography through the library's World History in Context database.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - This shorter Britannica article explains how the holiday came about.
"I Have a Dream" speech - One of MLK's most famous speeches.
Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Movement 1954 - 1985 - A 14-episode series giving an overview of the movement. Each episode runs about 1 hr 15 min.
Where Do We Go from Here? A Dialogue on Race - A film that "blends potent archival footage and photos with group discussion to sensitively explore race relations in the U.S." About 1 hr.
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