1. Education

Your suggestion is on its way!

An email with a link to:


was emailed to:

Thanks for sharing About.com with others!

Martin Luther King Speeches and Writings
Guide picks
Papers, speeches, sermons, and much more. Read these important writings by Martin Luther King Jr., plus have the chance to listen to a few of them.

Archer Audio Archives: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Six short RealAudio clips of speeches given by Dr. King.

A Call to Conscience: The Landmark Speeches of MLK
From Martin Luther King's December 5, 1955 speech at a mass meeting of the MIA to his April 3, 1968 "I've Been to the Mountaintop" speech in Memphis, a collection of 11 of MLK's most famous speeches.

"I Have a Dream" Speech
On August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered probably his most famous speech of his career on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington.

"I've Been to the Mountaintop" Speech
The last speech of his life, Martin Luther King delivered his "I've Been to the Mountaintop" speech on April 3, 1968 in Memphis. At the end of the speech, King hints that he might not live to see the end of the civil rights movement.

"Letter From Birmingham Jail"
In response to a group of white clergymen who had criticized him, Martin Luther King wrote this response while being held in the Birmingham Jail in April 1963.

Martin Luther King Jr. Papers Project Best of the Net
An extensive collection of Dr. King's papers, speeches, sermons, and more. On this site, his "I Have a Dream" speech is available in eleven languages.

Negro and the Constitution
A paper by Dr. King discussing the history of African-Americans from slavery to constitutional protection.

Purpose of Education
A motivational 1948 speech by Dr. King at Morehouse College about the purpose of education in society.

Quotations by Martin Luther King, Jr.
A collection of quotes by civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. about justice, equality, life, law, freedom, peace, discrimination, and love.

Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr.
A collection of 15 of MLK's most famous speeches.

Struggle for Equality: Quotes From Martin Luther King, Jr.
An article from Scholastic Newstime for young people about Dr. King, focusing on using his quotes to tell his story.

©2017 About.com. All rights reserved.