Dream and Legacy: Dr. Martin Luther King in the Post-Civil Rights Era

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Dream and Legacy: Dr. Martin Luther King in the Post-Civil Rights Era

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This book examines how Martin Luther King's life and work had a profound, if unpredictable, impact on the course of the United States since the civil rights era. A global icon of freedom, justice, and equality, King is recognized worldwide as a beacon in the struggles of peoples seeking to eradicate oppression, entrenched poverty, social deprivation, as well as political and economic disfranchisement. While Dr. King's work and ideas have gained broad traction, some powerful people misappropriate the symbol of King, skewing his legacy… [From Amazon.com]

ISBN

9781496811844

Publication Date

2017

Publisher

University Press of Mississippi

City

Jackson, Mississippi

Keywords

Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968), Civil rights, Race relations, Discrimination, African Americans

Disciplines

African American Studies | Political Science | Public Policy | Social Policy

Dream and Legacy: Dr. Martin Luther King in the Post-Civil Rights Era

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