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A Testament of Hope

Martin Luther King (Jr)

A Testament of Hope

Martin Luther King (Jr)

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Finally in paperback: 'The most powerful and enduring words of the man who touched the conscience of the nation and the world.' ('The Kansas City Star'). 'A Testament of Hope' has sold more than 46,000 copies in hardcover.

- Publisher "We've got some difficult days ahead," civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr., told a crowd gathered at Memphis's Clayborn Temple on April 3, 1968. "But it really doesn't matter to me now because I've been to the mountaintop. . . . And I've seen the promised land. I may not get there with you. But I want you to know tonight that we as a people will get to the promised land."^ These prohetic words, uttered the day before his assassination, challenged those he left behind to see that his "promised land" of racial equality became a reality; a reality to which King devoted the last twelve years of his life. ^ These words and other are commemorated here in the only major one-volume collection of this seminal twentieth-century American prophet's writings, speeches, interviews, and autobiographical reflections. "A Testament of Hope" contains Martin Luther King, Jr.'s essential thoughts on nonviolence, social policy, integration, black nationalism, the ethics of love and hope, and

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Finally in paperback: 'The most powerful and enduring words of the man who touched the conscience of the nation and the world.' ('The Kansas City Star'). 'A Testament of Hope' has sold more than 46,000 copies in hardcover.
- Publisher

"We've got some difficult days ahead," civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr., told a crowd gathered at Memphis's Clayborn Temple on April 3, 1968. "But it really doesn't matter to me now because I've been to the mountaintop. . . . And I've seen the promised land. I may not get there with you. But I want you to know tonight that we as a people will get to the promised land."^ These prohetic words, uttered the day before his assassination, challenged those he left behind to see that his "promised land" of racial equality became a reality; a reality to which King devoted the last twelve years of his life. ^ These words and other are commemorated here in the only major one-volume collection of this seminal twentieth-century American prophet's writings, speeches, interviews, and autobiographical reflections. "A Testament of Hope" contains Martin Luther King, Jr.'s essential thoughts on nonviolence, social policy, integration, black nationalism, the ethics of love and hope, and
- Publisher

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Martin Luther King (Jr)

Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 - April 4, 1968) was a famous leader of the American civil rights movement, a political activist, and a Baptist minister. In 1964, King became the youngest man to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work as a peacemaker, promoting nonviolence and equal treatment for different races. On April 4, 1968, Dr. King was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. In 1977, he was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Jimmy Carter. In 1986, Martin Luther King Day was established as a United States holiday. Dr. King often called for personal res

Table Of Contents

  • Part 1 Philosophy - Religious - Non-violence: Non-violence And Racial
  • Justice (1957)
  • The Most Durable Power (1958)
  • The Power Of Non-violence (1958)
  • An Experiment In Love (1958)
  • Speech Before The Youth March For Integrated Schools (1959)
  • "my Trip To The Land Of Gandhi" (1959)
  • The Social Organization Of Non-violence (1959)
  • Pilgrimage To Non-violence (1960)
  • Suffering And Faith (1960)
  • Love, Law And Civil Disobedience (1961)
  • Non-violence - The Only Road To Freedom (1966)
  • A Gift Of Love (1966)
  • Showdown For Non-violence (1968). Part 2 Philosophy - Social -
  • Integration: "our Struggle" (1956)
  • Walk For Freedom (1956)
  • The Current Crisis In Race Relations (1958)
  • Who Speaks For The South? (1958)
  • The Burning Truth In The South (1960)
  • An Address Before The National Press Club (1962)_
  • The Case Against "tokenism": (1962)
  • Bold Design For A New South (1963)
  • The Ethical Demands For Integration (1963)
  • Behind The Selma March (1965). Part 3 Political - Wedged Between Democracy
  • And Black Nationalism: Facing The Challenge Of A New Age (1957)
  • The Rising Tide Of Racial Consciousness (1960)
  • Equality Now - The President Has The Power (1961)
  • The Time For Freedom Has Come (1961)
  • In A Word - Now (1963)
  • Hammer On Civil Rights (1964)
  • Negroes Are Not Moving Too Fast
  • Civil Right No.1 - The Right To Vote (1965)
  • Next Stop - The North (1965). Part 4 Famous Sermons And Public Addresses:
  • "give Us The Ballot - We Will Transform The South" (1957)
  • If The Negro Wins, Labour Wins (1962)
  • The American Dream (1961)
  • "i Have A Dream" (1963)
  • Eulogy For The Martyred Children (1963)
  • Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech (1964)
  • "our God Is Marching On!" - Montgomery, Alabama Speech (1965)
  • A Time To Break Silence (1965)
  • "where Do We Go From Here?" (1965)
  • A Christmas Sermon On Peace (1965)
  • The Drum Major Instinct (4 February 1968)
  • Remaining Awake Through A Great Revolution (31 March 1968)
  • "i See The Promised Land" (3 April 1968). Part 5 Historic Essays: Letter
  • From Birmingham City Jail (1963)
  • Black Power Defined (1965)
  • A Testament Of Hope (1968). Part 6 Interviews: Kenneth B.clark Interview
  • (1963)
  • "playboy" Interview - Martin Luther King Jr (1965)
  • Transcript Of "meet The Press" Television News Interview (1966)
  • Transcript Of "face To Face" Television News Interview (1967). Part 7
  • Books: "stride Towards Freedom" (1958)
  • "the Strength To Love" (1963)
  • "why We Can't Wait" (1964). "where Do We Go From Here: Chaos Or
  • Community?" (1967)
  • "the Trumpet Of Conscience" (1967). Appendix - Additional Interview:
  • Conversation With Martin Luther King (1968).

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 60513
  • Product Code 0060646918
  • EAN 9780060646912
  • UPC 099455023955
  • Pages 736
  • Department Academic
  • Category Classic
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Harperone
  • Publication Date Dec 1990
  • Dimensions 235 x 156 x 46 mm
  • Weight 0.843kg

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