Spotlight on ... Martin Luther King Jr. Day

18th January 2013 at 00:00

On 21 January, Americans will celebrate the life of the Baptist minister who changed history through his non-violent approach to tackling race and civil rights issues. Explore his story using these resources.


A photo-based presentation examining King's life and work.

Non-violence and the civil rights movement

This lesson plan uses quotes from key members of the civil rights movement to examine issues of justice, power and the debate about violent and non-violent campaigns.

"I have a dream"

Inspire your pupils with the text of King's famous speech.

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