WAYS TO CELEBRATE & LEARN ABOUT DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
Join The National Day of Racial Healing on Tuesday, January 19th. There will be a movie and several virtual events to tap into! CLICK HERE.
CLICK HERE to engage locally with the Westchester national day of racial healing on Tuesday, January 19th
Join Volunteer NY for several "ways to serve" curated events on January 17th and January 18th. CLICK HERE.
More Ways To Learn About Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Read A Letter From A Birmingham Jail, by Dr. King with your family. There is so much to analyze and discuss for middle schoolers and above.
For the little ones! ALL BECAUSE YOU MATTER, a children's book read aloud on YOUTUBE
Watch these recommended films:
I AM MLK- A feature-length documentary about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the impact he had on Civil Rights through the present day.
KING IN THE WILDERNESS - A portrait of Martin Luther King Jr. during the last years of his life, from his part in the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to his assassination in 1968.
SELMA- David Oyelowo delivers a powerful performance as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Selma, which is based off the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches in Alabama. The film depicts the leadership of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during a three-month period in which he fights for voting rights for African-Americans.
MLK/FBI - Based on newly declassified files, Sam Pollard's resonant film explores the US government's surveillance and harassment of Martin Luther King, Jr.