Title

Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Authors

Lowell E. Davis

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-18-1987

Keywords

Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century; King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968

Abstract

Davis begins his speech by offering a brief history of Dr. Martin Luther King's life. He then illustrates that that racial violence existed well into the 1970s and continued into the late 1908s. Davis argues that African Americans must work with one another and take advantage of educational opportunities to help the larger society overcome racism. Delivered on 18 January 1987 at the Sheraton Sand Key resort, Clearwater Beach.

Comments

1900-01-00

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