Martin Luther King / DeMarsico

Martin Luther King Jr. was one of the main leaders of the American civil rights movement and without doubt one of the most outstanding personalities of the 20th century. His efforts to end racial discrimination through civil disobedience and other non violent means earned him the Nobel Peace Prize.

Apart from racism he also spoke against uncontrolled capitalism, militarism and intolerance in general. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in 1968.

  • Martin Luther King Day

    Martin Luther King Day honors the life and legacy of one of the visionary leaders of the Civil Rights Movement and recipient of the 1964 Nobel Prize for Peace. It is celebrated on the third Monday in January. (Text PDF) Detailansicht

  • Celebrating MLK Day

    In recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, here is a collection of New York Times, Learning Network and other materials for teaching and learning about Dr. King, the civil rights movement he led and his legacy. Detailansicht

  • Martin Luther King Day

    This federal holiday honoring the civil rights leader is observed on the third Monday in January. This website features a collection of facts on King's life and the civil rights movement. Detailansicht

  • Marching for Freedom

    40 years after the march on Washington. Article with a number of good links, even audio-files. Detailansicht

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. — Wikipedia Article

    This article on one of the main leaders of the American civil rights movement focuses on important events as well as on Martin Luther King's life. Detailansicht

  • Martin Luther King Jr. — Wikiquote

    Various famous quotes by Martin Luther King Jr. Detailansicht

  • Martin Luther King Jr. — Lesson Plan

    A lesson plan by Sean Banville with loads of exercises. Detailansicht

  • MLK: "I have a dream"

    Martin Luther King's most famous speech at full length with three assignments. Detailansicht

  • MLK: "There Comes a Time When the People Get Tired"

    Speech by Martin Luther King (Alabama 1955) with comprehension questions and tasks beyond the text (WORD-file). Detailansicht

  • Martin Luther King Jr.

    His life, his believes, his achievements! Besides there are quizzes and links to related topics. Detailansicht

  • Civil Rights Movement

    Historic Places of the Civil Rights Movement. Detailansicht

  • Martin Luther King Jr. — Printables

    Word search, a cross word puzzle, colouring pages and other activities can be found here. Detailansicht

  • MLK online

    MLK online offers a biography, speeches, pictures as well as audio and video files. Detailansicht

  • The King Center

    The official website of the The King Center intends to inform about Dr. King and the ongoing efforts to fulfill his dream. Detailansicht

  • MLK Jr. Papers Project

    A Stanforf University website about MLK's life and work (incl. with soundfiles with extracts from speeches). Detailansicht


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