Today marks 40 years since the tragic, assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, and yesterday marked the 40th anniversary since King’s Mountain Top Speech. This was one of the most powerful speeches in US history. Here is a clip of that speech from Pacifica Radio’s Democracy Now program:
If you’d like to learn more, you may want to check out the classic Eyes on the Prize documentary series from our library. Or, you may want to take a look at the many resources in the library on Dr. King.