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Martin Luther King Day
A Select Bibliography of Resources from Palomar College Library


The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute

Powerful Days in Black and White
Photojournalist Charles Moore's black and white photographs of the civil rights struggle

TIME 100: Leaders and Revolutionaries-Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr.-National Memorial

The King Center


The books listed below may be found at Palomar College Library. For location and additional information about each title, click the blue hyperlinks. You may search the catalog of Palomar Library for more books, or search the catalogs of other libraries.

E185.97 .K5 M26 2002
Akomfrah, J. (Director). (2002). Martin Luther King Jr.: The man and the dream [videorecording]. New York: A&E Home Video.

E185.97 .K5 C58 2004
Bagwell, O. (Director). (2004). Citizen King [videorecording]. Alexandria, VA: PBS Home Video.

E185.615 .B67 2006
Branch, T. (2006). At Canaan's edge: America in the King years, 1965-68. New York: Simon & Schuster.

E185.61 .B7915 1998
Branch, T. (1998). Pillar of fire: America in the King years, 1963-65. New York: Simon & Schuster.

E185.97 .K5 A52 1998
Carson, C. (Ed.). (1998). The autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. New York: Intellectual Properties Management/Warner Books.

E185.97 .K5 F695 2002
Frady, M. (2002). Martin Luther King, Jr. New York: Penguin Group.

E185.97 .K5 A25 1991
Washington, J.M. (Ed.). (1991). A testament of hope: The essential writings and speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr. San Francisco: Harper Collins.


The full-text of these articles may be found by clicking on the blue hyperlinks.  Find additional articles in other online databases.  Passwords are required for off campus access to these databases.

Carson, C. (2005, January). A personal journey to understanding Martin Luther King, Jr. OAH Magazine of History, 19(1), 4-6 [entire issue devoted to Martin Luther King, Jr.].  Retrieved November 15, 2006, from EBSCOHost (Academic Search Premier) database.

Dickerson, D.C. (2005, June). African American religious intellectuals and the theological foundations of the Civil Rights Movement, 1930-55. Church History, 74(2), 217-235.  Retrieved November 15, 2006, from EBSCOHost (Religion and Philosophy) database.

Fulbright, L. (2007, November 28). Culture clash over King tribute; California NAACP joins chorus of protest over choice of Chinese sculptor as lead artist for memorial to civil rights icon on National Mall. San Francisco Chronicle, p. A1.  Retrieved December 10, 2007, from Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center database. 

Nieto, S. (2005).  Social justice in hard times: Celebrating the vision of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Multicultural Perspectives, 7(1), 3-7.  Retrieved November 15, 2006, from EBSCOHost (Academic Search Premier) database.

Wolfson, A. (2003, Summer). The Martin Luther King we remember. Public Interest, 152, 39.  Retrieved November 15, 2006, from EBSCOHost (Academic Search Premier) database.

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