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King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.

A testament of hope : the essential writings and speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr. / edited by James Melvin Washington. - 1st HarperCollins pbk. ed. - xxv, 702 pages ; 24 cm

Includes bibliographical references (pages 681-688) and index.

Part I, Philosophy : -- Religious: Nonviolence : -- Nonviolence and racial justice (1957) -- The most durable power (1958) -- The power of nonviolence (1958) -- An experiment in love (1958) -- Speech before the Youth March for Integrated Schools (1959) -- My trip to the land of Gandhi (1959) -- The social organization of nonviolence (1959) -- Pilgrimage to nonviolence (1960) -- Suffering and faith (1960) -- Love, law, and civil disobedience (1966) -- Nonviolence: the only road to freedom (1966) -- A gift of love (1966) -- Showdown for nonviolence (1968) ; -- Social: Integration : -- Our struggle (1956) -- Walk for freedom (1956) -- The current crisis in race relations (1958) -- Who speaks for the South? (1958) -- The burning truth in the South (1960) -- An address before the National Press Club (1962) -- The case against "tokenism" (1962) -- Bold design for a new South (1963) -- The ethical demands for integration (1963) -- Behind the Selma March (1965) ; -- Political: Wedged between democracy and Black nationalism : -- Facing the challenge of a new age (1957) -- The rising tide of racial consciousness (1960) -- Equality now: the President has the power (1961) -- The time for freedom has come (1961) -- In a word : now (1963) -- Hammer on civil rights (1964) -- Negroes are not moving too fast (1964) -- Civil right no. 1 : the right to vote (1965) -- Next stop: the North (1965). Part II, Famous sermons and public addresses : -- Give us the ballot : we will transform the South (1957) -- If the Negro wins, labor wins (1962) -- The American dream (1961) -- I have a dream (1963) -- Eulogy for the martyred children (1963) -- Nobel prize acceptance speech (1964) -- Our God is marching on! [Selma, Alabama speech] (1965) -- A time to break silence (1967) -- Where do we go from here? (1967) -- A Christmas sermon on peace (1967) -- The drum major instinct (4 February 1968) -- Remaining awake through a great revolution (31 March 1968) -- I see the promised land (3 April 1968). Part III, Historic essays : -- Letter from Birmingham City Jail (1963) -- Black power defined (1967) -- A testament of hope (1968) ; -- Part IV, Interviews : -- Kenneth B. Clark interview (1963) -- Playboy interview: Martin Luther King, Jr. (1965) -- Transcript of "Meet the press" television news interview (1966) -- Transcript of "Face to face" television news interview (1967) ; -- Part V, Books : -- Stride toward freedom (1958) -- The strength to love (1963) -- Why we can't wait (1964) -- Where do we go from here: chaos or community? (1967) -- The trumpet of conscience (1967) ; -- Appendix : Additional interview : -- Conversation with Martin Luther King (1968).

Speeches, writings, interviews, and excerpts from five of Martin Luther King's books are presented in chronological order within topical groupings.

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King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.


African Americans--Civil rights.


United States--Race relations.

E185.97.K5 / A25 1991

323.1/196073