Martin Luther King Jr. Speeches
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was also an accomplished speaker and writer. Some of Martin Luther King Jr. speeches are I’ve Been to the Mountaintop, I Have a Dream, Beyond Vietnam, and the lost recording, The American Race Crisis. According to the King Center, at least 10 books with extended citations have been written about him. There are 6 collections of Dr. King’s writing and speeches.
After the boycott, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speeches include:
- Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story.
- It also had a chapter on the Pilgrimage to Nonviolence.
- He penned the Letter From Birmingham Jail.
- Several of his sermons are written in Strength To Love.
- The Trumpet of Conscience was about the Vietnam War, rebellious youth and civil disobedience. It has a Christmas sermon on peace.
The book is a result of the Massey Lectures Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave through the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Martin Luther King Jr. speeches also include these:
- Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community. It is a call to evaluate American priorities or face imminent danger
- Why Can’t We Wait includes other important writings by Dr. King
Civil Rights Movement
Also according to the online King Center listings, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. has read at least 20 books on nonviolence by various authors. A minimum of 20 books has been written by others about Dr. King and the Civil Rights Movement including the Albany movement. There are at least 7 books written about Dr. King by family members. In-depth biographies were written by at least 5 non-family members. One of them biographies was written by a college classmate of Dr. King.
“The quality, not the longevity, of a one’s life is what’s important. ”
The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. still lives on. Mrs.Coretta Scott King formed the King Center located in Atlanta, Georgia. It is also known as the Center for Nonviolent Social Change. The global phenomenon is a source of learning and inspiration. It is listed in the National Register of Historic Sites. At least a million people, worldwide, visit the King Center, each year. I Have a Dream and I’ve Been to the Mountaintop are two of the most famous Martin Luther King Jr. speeches
Bernice King, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ’s youngest daughter is the CEO. She aims to see the kingly anointed nonviolent teachings and strategies of Dr. King integrated into the 7 Mountains of Society. She entitled the concept “Nonviolence 365,” a societal solution and lifestyle.
If you can’t fly then run,
If you can’t run walk,
If you can’t walk then crawl,
But whatever you do,
You have to keep moving ward.”
_ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Got Dreams? We hope you have been inspired to reach them. Let us know which of Martin Luther King Jr. speeches moved you the most. See more inspirational Christian articles at KNCB.ORG. Also, watch Christian teaching and preaching sermon videos. Listen to great Christian music videos or enjoy a free Christian movie online. God Bless You. Follow Your Godsent Dreams!
©Minister Vivian H. Caine – All Rights Reserved