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Monday, January 20, 2014

MLK, Jr: History and background

"We as a nation must undergo a radical revolution of values. We must rapidly begin ... the shift from a thing-oriented society to a person-oriented society. When machines and computers, profit motives and property rights, are considered more important than people, the giant triplets of racism, extreme materialism and militarism are incapable of being conquered.” 
-- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Jan. 15, 1929 – Apr. 4, 1968) from speech at Riverside Church on Apr. 4, 1967 in opposition to the Vietnam War, one year before he was murdered. 
Read more here: http://bit.ly/1if2eGK 
More resources for learning about Dr. King: http://bit.ly/19u6a3e 
Resources on the Civil Rights Movement: http://bit.ly/1c12nLp 
Photo: Dr.King in a March 25, 1967 antiwar march in Chicago. (AP)

"We as a nation must undergo a radical revolution of values. We must rapidly begin ... the shift from a thing-oriented society to a person-oriented society. When machines and computers, profit motives and property rights, are considered more important than people, the giant triplets of racism, extreme materialism and militarism are incapable of being conquered.” -- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Jan. 15, 1929 – Apr. 4, 1968) from speech at Riverside Church on Apr. 4, 1967 in opposition to the Vietnam War, one year before he was murdered. Read more here: http://bit.ly/1if2eGK Here are more resources for teaching outside the textbook about King: http://bit.ly/19u6a3e Here are resources on the Civil Rights Movement: http://bit.ly/1c12nLp Photo: King in a March 25, 1967 antiwar march in Chicago. (AP)

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