Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Edition

We’re sending this Friday edition of Six New Things out in preparation for observing Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. There are some recent posts, community events, and other resources that we didn’t want folx to miss.


Dr. Stephanie Buckhanon Crowder’s blog In Memory, In Movement reminds us of the women – like Fannie Lou Hamer – who set the stage for Rev. Dr. King.


Learn more about MLK and the Civil Rights Era through resources in our lib guide.


Find further inspiration in working toward equity for all people from intersectionally identified thinkers and leaders in our Interesectionality lib guide.


Find children’s books – like Liberty’s Civil Rights Road Trip – that lift up the Civil Rights Movement and its leaders in our History of Race in America lib guide.


Encourage your young ones to be leaders in the journey toward equity with inspiration from our Developing Young Leaders lib guide.


Include your Tweens & Teens in meaningful reading and exploration – like A Time to Break Silence: The Essential Works of Martin Luther King, Jr. for Students; or The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks, or others found in our Racism: Perspectives and Stories lib guide.