Dream and Legacy: Dr. Martin Luther King in the Post-Civil Rights Era
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]
University Press of Mississippi
Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968), Civil rights, Race relations, Discrimination, African Americans
African American Studies | Political Science | Public Policy | Social Policy
Clemons, Michael L. (Editor); Brown, Donathan L.; and Dorsey, William H. L., "Dream and Legacy: Dr. Martin Luther King in the Post-Civil Rights Era" (2017). Political Science & Geography Faculty Books. 34.