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Posts Tagged ‘Martin Luther King’

  1. Origins of the Dream


    January 15, 2016 by Reader's Connection

    Last year on Martin Luther King Day, Jr. Day, I linked to Danez Smith’s poem, “Dinosaurs in the Hood,” on my wildly personal theory that King would have liked it.…

  2. Dinosaurs in the Hood, by Danez Smith


    January 19, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    I loved this angry, funny, distraught, sweet poem when I read it in the December issue of Poetry, and thought I would post it on MLK Day. Click on the…

  3. Behind the Dream


    January 13, 2012 by Reader's Connection

    Clarence B. Jones was Martin Luther King´s attorney, and one of his strategists and confidants. Behind the Dream: The Making of the Speech that Transformed a Nation is Jones’s account of the historic…

  4. A Compulsive but Sobering Read for MLK Day


    January 13, 2011 by Reader's Connection

    The approach of MLK day reminded me of this 2010 title. In Hellhound on His Trail : The Stalking of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the International Hunt for His Assassin,…

  5. Three Recent Titles about MLK


    January 12, 2010 by Reader's Connection

    Martin Luther King Day will be celebrated next Monday, January 18th. The library will be closed, with the exception of InfoZone at the Children´s Museum, which will be open from 10:00…