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A Time to Break Silence
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Introduction by Walter Dean Myers
Beacon Press | Trade Paperback | November 2013
$14.00/16.00(Canada) | 978-0-8070-3305-0 (0-8070-3305-7)

The first collection of King’s essential writings for high school students and young people
 
A Time to Break Silence presents Martin Luther King, Jr.'s most important writings and speeches—carefully selected by teachers across a variety of disciplines—in an accessible and user-friendly volume. Now, for the first time, teachers and students... Read more






A Time to Break Silence
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Introduction by Walter Dean Myers
Beacon Press | Hardcover | November 2013
$26.95/31.00(Canada) | 978-0-8070-3318-0 (0-8070-3318-9)

The first collection of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s essential writings for high school students and young people—with eighteen selections including "I Have a Dream," "Letter from Birmingham Jail," and "What Is Your Life's Blueprint?"
 
“[Students] are in reality standing up for the best in the American dream. . . ... Read more






"All Labor Has Dignity"
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Edited by Michael K. Honey
Beacon Press | Trade Paperback | January 2012
$17.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-8070-8602-5 (0-8070-8602-9)

An unprecedented and timely collection of Dr. King’s speeches on labor rights and economic justice
 
Covering all the civil rights movement highlights--Montgomery, Albany, Birmingham, Selma, Chicago, and Memphis--award-winning historian Michael K. Honey introduces and traces Dr. King's dream of economic equality. Gathered in one volume for the first time, the majority of... Read more






"All Labor Has Dignity"
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Edited by Michael K. Honey
Beacon Press | Hardcover | January 2011
$26.95/31.00(Canada) | 978-0-8070-8600-1 (0-8070-8600-2)

An unprecedented and timely collection of Dr. King’s speeches on labor rights and economic justice
 
People forget that Dr. King was every bit as committed to economic justice as he was to ending racial segregation. He fought throughout his life to connect the labor and civil rights movements, envisioning them as... Read more






A Gift of Love
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Foreword by Coretta Scott King and The Rev. Dr. Raphael G. Warnock
Beacon Press | Hardcover | November 2012
$26.95/32.00(Canada) | 978-0-8070-0066-3 (0-8070-0066-3)

The classic collection of sixteen sermons preached and compiled by Dr. King
 
As Dr. King prepared for the Birmingham campaign in early 1963, he drafted the final sermons for Strength to Love, a volume of his best-known homilies. King had begun working on the sermons during a fortnight in jail in... Read more






"In a Single Garment of Destiny"
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Edited by Lewis V. Baldwin, Foreword by Charlayne Hunter-Gault
Beacon Press | Trade Paperback | January 2014
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-8070-8607-0 (0-8070-8607-X)

An unprecedented and timely collection that captures the global vision of Dr. King—in his own words
 
Too many people continue to think of Martin Luther King, Jr., only as “a Southern civil rights leader” or “an American Gandhi,” thus ignoring his impact on poor and oppressed people around the world... Read more






MLK
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Edited by Bob Adelman, Introduction by Charles Johnson
Beacon Press | Hardcover | October 2011
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-8070-0316-9 (0-8070-0316-6)

 MLK: A Celebration in Word and Image is an unprecedented collection of black-and-white photographs combined with stirring quotations by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
 
This treasured collection includes images by legendary photographers such as Henri Cartier-Bresson, Bob Adelman, and Flip Schulke, and is an unparalleled photobiography  that presents intimate... Read more






The Radical King
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Edited by Cornel West
Beacon Press | Hardcover | January 13, 2015
$24.00/28.00(Canada) | 978-0-8070-1282-6 (0-8070-1282-3)

A revealing collection that restores Dr. King as being every bit as radical as Malcolm X
 
Every year, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is celebrated as one of the greatest orators in US history, an ambassador for nonviolence who became one of the most recognizable leaders of the civil rights... Read more






Stride Toward Freedom
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Introduction by Clayborne Carson
Beacon Press | Hardcover | January 2010
$24.95/24.95(Canada) | 978-0-8070-0073-1 (0-8070-0073-6)

Martin Luther King, Jr.'s account of the first successful large-scale application of nonviolence resistance in America is comprehensive, revelatory, and intimate. King described his book as "the chronicle of fifty thousand Negroes who took to heart the principles of nonviolence, who learned to fight for their rights with the weapon of... Read more






Stride Toward Freedom
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Introduction by Clayborne Carson
Beacon Press | Trade Paperback | January 2010
$14.00/14.00(Canada) | 978-0-8070-0069-4 (0-8070-0069-8)

Martin Luther King, Jr.'s account of the first successful large-scale application of nonviolence resistance in America is comprehensive, revelatory, and intimate. King described his book as "the chronicle of fifty thousand Negroes who took to heart the principles of nonviolence, who learned to fight for their rights with the weapon of... Read more






"Thou, Dear God"
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Edited by Lewis V. Baldwin, Foreword by Reverend Dr. Julius R. Scruggs
Beacon Press | Trade Paperback | February 2014
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-8070-8608-7 (0-8070-8608-8)

"Thou, Dear God" is the first and only collection of sixty-eight prayers by Martin Luther King, Jr. Arranged thematically in six parts--with prayers for spiritual guidance, special occasions, times of adversity, times of trial, uncertain times, and social justice--Baptist minister and King scholar Lewis Baldwin introduces the book and each section... Read more






"Thou, Dear God"
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Edited by Lewis V. Baldwin, Foreword by Reverend Dr. Julius R. Scruggs
Beacon Press | Hardcover | November 2011
$20.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-8070-8603-2 (0-8070-8603-7)

"Thou, Dear God" is the first and only collection of sixty-eight prayers by Martin Luther King, Jr. Arranged thematically in six parts--with prayers for spiritual guidance, special occasions, times of adversity, times of trial, uncertain times, and social justice--Baptist minister and King scholar Lewis Baldwin introduces the book and each section... Read more






The Trumpet of Conscience
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Beacon Press | Trade Paperback | November 2011
$12.00/13.00(Canada) | 978-0-8070-0170-7 (0-8070-0170-8)

In November and December 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered five lectures for the renowned Massey Lecture Series of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Immediately released under the title Conscience for Change after King’s assassination, it was republished as The Trumpet of Conscience. Each oration speaks prophetically to today’s perils, addressing issues...

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The Trumpet of Conscience
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Beacon Press | Hardcover | October 2010
$22.00/25.00(Canada) | 978-0-8070-0071-7 (0-8070-0071-X)

In November and December 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered five lectures for the renowned Massey Lecture Series of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. The collection was immediately released as a book under the title Conscience for Change, but after King’s assassination in 1968, it was republished as The Trumpet of Conscience....

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Where Do We Go from Here
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Foreword by Coretta Scott King, Introduction by Vincent Harding
Beacon Press | Hardcover | January 2010
$24.95/24.95(Canada) | 978-0-8070-0076-2 (0-8070-0076-0)

In 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., isolated himself from the demands of the civil rights movement, rented a house in Jamaica with no telephone, and labored over his final manuscript. In this significantly prophetic work, which has been unavailable for more than ten years, we find King's acute analysis of... Read more






Where Do We Go from Here
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Foreword by Coretta Scott King, Introduction by Vincent Harding
Beacon Press | Trade Paperback | January 2010
$14.00/16.00(Canada) | 978-0-8070-0067-0 (0-8070-0067-1)

In 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., isolated himself from the demands of the civil rights movement, rented a house in Jamaica with no telephone, and labored over his final manuscript. In this prophetic work, which has been unavailable for more than ten years, he lays out his thoughts, plans, and... Read more






Why We Can't Wait
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Beacon Press | Trade Paperback | January 2011
$14.00/16.00(Canada) | 978-0-8070-0112-7 (0-8070-0112-0)

Dr. King’s best-selling account of the civil rights movement in Birmingham during the spring and summer of 1963
 
Often applauded as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s most incisive and eloquent book, Why We Can’t Wait recounts the Birmingham campaign in vivid detail, while underscoring why 1963 was such a crucial...

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Why We Can't Wait
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Beacon Press | Hardcover | January 2011
$24.95/27.95(Canada) | 978-0-8070-0114-1 (0-8070-0114-7)

Dr. King’s best-selling account of the civil rights movement in Birmingham during the spring and summer of 1963
 
On April 16, 1963, as the violent events of the Birmingham campaign unfolded in the city’s streets, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., composed a letter from his prison cell in response to...

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