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King: A Filmed Record
King: A Filmed Record
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This Oscar-nominated documentary chronicles many defining moments of MLK’s career, including footage of key speeches.

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The Sum of Us
The Sum of Us
by McGhee, Heather C.

In this deeply researched book, the economist delves into the ways that racism and racist policies leave everyone worse off.

I am MLK Jr.
I am MLK Jr.
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This documentary highlights major moments from the civil rights movement, including the Montgomery Bus Boycott and the March on Washington.

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Making the Movement:
Making the Movement:
by David L. Crane

Presents more than 200 nonviolent weapons along with the stories of the campaigns and the activists that fueled the civil rights cause.

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Waging a Good War
Waging a Good War
by Thomas E. Ricks

Ricks explores how the civil rights movement used military tactics like having clear goals, adopting a tactical approach, carefully training troops, and seeing the mission through, to advance the war for equality.

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How the Word Is Passed
How the Word Is Passed
by Clint Smith

Readers embark on a remarkable tour of monuments and landmarks in this well-researched examination of slavery which provides insight on how memory and history have shaped America.

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No Justice, No Peace:
No Justice, No Peace:
by Devin Allen

Through words and pictures, this book offers a look at the resistance that has empowered Black lives for generations. It is a reminder of our moral responsibility to break unjust laws and take action.

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The Civil Rights Queen
The Civil Rights Queen
by Tomiko Brown-Nagin

As the first black woman to be appointed as a federal judge, and the first black woman to argue a case before the Supreme Court, civil rights pioneer Constance Baker Motley has led an extraordinary life

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The Measure of a Man
The Measure of a Man
by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Two of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's memorable speeches, which he delivered in 1958 at the First National Conference on Christian Education.

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Strength to Love
Strength to Love
by Martin Luther King Jr

A collection of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s sermon that emphasis the power of love and compassion in transforming communities.

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