Dr Martin Luther King

Audio (LT) Listening Tree January 28, 2022 MARTIN LUTHER KING’S LETTER FROM BIRMINGHAM JAIL ALABAMA, USA, READ BY DR KING (1963)

The “Letter from Birmingham Jail”, also known as the “Letter from Birmingham City Jail” and “The Negro Is Your Brother”, is an open letter written on April 16, 1963, by Martin Luther King Jr.

Audio (LT) Listening Tree January 28, 2022 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR’S NOBEL PEACE PRIZE LECTURE IN NORWAY (1964)

Dr. King was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his nonviolent campaign against racial segregation, a Prize which he accepted on behalf of the civil rights movement. The Nobel Lecture is a requirement for the Nobel Prize.

General (LT) Listening Tree January 27, 2022 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR – THE OTHER AMERICA (1967)

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 1967 speech at Stanford. Here, he expounds on his nonviolent philosophy and methodology.

Listening Tree Narrative (LT) March 15, 2021 The royals are just like much of our press – trapped in a fantasy version of Britain’s past

Blind to their own biases and insulated from communities they do not encounter or understand, journalists and editors feel entitled to make judgments about what is and what is not racism. Hence the decision by Ian Murray, executive director of the Society of Editors, to publish a statement that unilaterally exonerated the entire UK press of all charges of racism.

Listening Tree Video (LT) February 20, 2021 MALCOLM X INTERVIEWED ON US TV SHOW, FRONT PAGE CHALLENGE: 1965

Malcolm speaks on his split from the Nation of Islam, the accusation that he called Martin Luther King an Uncle Tom; the accusation that he preaches hate and exactly wha he means by saying, by any means necessary.

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C Encyclopaedia Africana February 20, 2021 COINTELPRO – GOALS

In the 1960’s, COINTELPRO’s targets frequently included civil rights activists, both those who espoused non-violence, like Martin Luther King, and those that Hoover referred to as “black nationalist hate groups,” like the Black Panthers.

C Encyclopaedia Africana February 19, 2021 COINTELPRO

Within one year of the formation
of the Black Panther Party, the FBI established a special counter-intelligence program called COINTELPRO, to neutralize political dissidents.

Listening Tree Video (LT) February 7, 2021 CLIP: Dr Martin Luther King on his childhood

Context: The USA had an open system of Apartheid that was not called Apartheid. The USA was not censured for their system in the way that South Africa (eventually) was.

Encyclopaedia Africana J December 24, 2020 JOHN ROBERT LEWIS

US Rep. John Lewis, a civil rights legend and longtime congressman, died at the age of 80 on July 17, 2020

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