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History

How Martin Luther King Jr. Improvised His ‘I Have a Dream’ Speech

Author and professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. reveals the little-known improvisation of Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have a Dream' speech.

Books

A Pivotal Past: 7 Essential 1967 Detroit Riot Books to Read Now

With the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Detroit Riot upon us, here are seven essential books to help readers connect the turbulent past with our present.

Books

The Best Books of June 2017: From Arundhati Roy to Eddie Izzard

These are the best books hitting shelves in June 2017, from Eddie Izzard's memoir to a new novel by Arundhati Roy.

Illustrations

Dr. King’s 1965 Speech on the Invincibility of Truth is as Timely as Ever

"Truth crushed to earth will rise again," said Dr. King in Montgomery, Alabama, 1965. "How long? Not long. Because no lie can live forever."

Issues

A Martin Luther King Jr. Must-Read – and Why It’s As Relevant Today

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Letter from Birmingham Jail, written in 1963, contains some of his most powerful words of all. Here’s why you should read it today.

History

Ronald Reagan’s Sleight of Hand on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Author Eddie Glaude, Jr argues that when Ronald Reagan signed a bill creating a national holiday honoring MLK Jr. in 1983, something else was afoot.