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Martin Luther King Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia, but as in so many cities and towns throughout the country, his impact on Los Angeles was strong and far-reaching. King visited L.A. on numerous occasions to speak about equal rights and encourage voter participation, sometimes under tense, and potentially life-threatening circumstances. When he visited the city, thousands would turn out to hear this great orator and Nobel Peace Prize winner. King was comfortable speaking anywhere and seems to have welcomed every opportunity to get his message out.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • 1968 : the rise and fall of the new American Revolution

    1968 : the rise and fall of the new American Revolution

    Cottrell, Robert C., 1950-
  • 1968 : the year that rocked the world

    1968 : the year that rocked the world

    Kurlansky, Mark.
  • 1968 : today's authors explore a year of rebellion, revolution, and change

    1968 : today's authors explore a year of rebellion, revolution, and change

  • Death of a King : the real story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final year

    Death of a King : the real story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final year

    Smiley, Tavis, 1964-
  • Kennedy and King : the president, the pastor, and the battle over civil rights

    Kennedy and King : the president, the pastor, and the battle over civil rights

    Levingston, Steven,
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. on leadership : inspiration & wisdom for challenging times

    Martin Luther King, Jr. on leadership : inspiration & wisdom for challenging times

    Phillips, Donald T. 1952-
  • The 1960s

    The 1960s

  • The 1960s

    The 1960s

    Holland, Gini.
  • The heavens might crack : the death and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

    The heavens might crack : the death and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

    Sokol, Jason
  • The King years : historic moments in the civil rights movement

    The King years : historic moments in the civil rights movement

    Branch, Taylor.
  • The promise and the dream : the untold story of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy

    The promise and the dream : the untold story of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy

    Margolick, David
  • The Sword and the Shield: The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.

    The Sword and the Shield: The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.

    Joseph, Peniel E.

Kanopy

  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr: A Historical Perspective: An Authorized Biography of a Civil Rights Hero

    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr: A Historical Perspective: An Authorized Biography of a Civil Rights Hero

  • Martin Luther King, Jr: Been To The Mountaintop

    Martin Luther King, Jr: Been To The Mountaintop

  • Martin Luther King, Jr: I Have A Dream

    Martin Luther King, Jr: I Have A Dream

  • Martin Luther King, Jr: We Shall Overcome

    Martin Luther King, Jr: We Shall Overcome

  • Martin Luther King: Death In Memphis: Part of the Series: Political Assassination Series

    Martin Luther King: Death In Memphis: Part of the Series: Political Assassination Series

Kids

  • I have a dream

    I have a dream

    King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.
  • A Place to Land: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Speech That Inspired a Nation

    A Place to Land: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Speech That Inspired a Nation

    Wittenstein, Barry
  • Be a king : Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream and you

    Be a king : Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream and you

    Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-
  • Dream march : Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the March on Washington

    Dream march : Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the March on Washington

    Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux
  • Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop: The Sanitation Strike of 1968

    Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop: The Sanitation Strike of 1968

    Duncan, Alice Faye
  • My daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    My daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    King, Martin Luther, III.
  • My Uncle Martin's words for America : Martin Luther King Jr.'s niece tells how he made a difference

    My Uncle Martin's words for America : Martin Luther King Jr.'s niece tells how he made a difference

    Watkins, Angela Farris.
  • We Are the Change: Words of Inspiration From Civil Rights Leaders

    We Are the Change: Words of Inspiration From Civil Rights Leaders

Niños

  • Adonde vamos: caos o comunidad?

    Adonde vamos: caos o comunidad?

    King, Martin Luther, Jr.
  • Celebra el día de Martin Luther King, Jr. con la clase de la Sra. Park

    Celebra el día de Martin Luther King, Jr. con la clase de la Sra. Park

    Ada, Alma Flor
  • Día de Martin Luther King Jr.

    Día de Martin Luther King Jr.

    Dash, Meredith
  • Día de Martin Luther King Jr.

    Día de Martin Luther King Jr.

    Bailey, R. J.
  • Día de Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Día de Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Rissman, Rebecca
  • El Día de Martin Luther King, Jr.

    El Día de Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Ansary, Mir Tamim
  • El día de Martin Luther King, Jr.: honramos a un hombre de paz

    El día de Martin Luther King, Jr.: honramos a un hombre de paz

    Gnojewski, Carol
  • Feliz cumpleaños, Martin Luther King

    Feliz cumpleaños, Martin Luther King

    Marzollo, Jean
  • Lee sobre Martin Luther King, Jr./Read about Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Lee sobre Martin Luther King, Jr./Read about Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Feinstein, Stephen

    Bilingual Spanish/English

  • Los viajeros de la libertad

    Los viajeros de la libertad

    King, Martin Luther, Jr.
  • Martin Luther King Jr.

    Martin Luther King Jr.

    Gosman, Gillian
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day/Natalicio de Martin Luther King Jr.

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day/Natalicio de Martin Luther King Jr.

    Dayton, Connor

    Bilingual Spanish/English

  • Martin Luther King Jr.: una vida de determinación

    Martin Luther King Jr.: una vida de determinación

    Rivera, Sheila
  • Martin Luther King: la vida por un sueno

    Martin Luther King: la vida por un sueno

    Rodriguez Illan, Maria Jesus
  • Martin Luther King: un corazón libre

    Martin Luther King: un corazón libre

    Roig, Jose Luis
  • Un libro ilustrado sobre Martin Luther King, hijo

    Un libro ilustrado sobre Martin Luther King, hijo

    Adler, David A.
  • ¿Quién fue Martin Luther King, Jr.?

    ¿Quién fue Martin Luther King, Jr.?

    Bader, Bonnie

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