By Elaine Neill Orr 8 min read
These six books of fiction and nonfiction, from works by Dr. Martin Luther King to Toni Morrison, bring the Civil Rights Movement alive.
By Nathan Gelgud 3 min read
Shortly before he was assassinated, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was working on organizing another march on Washington to fight economic injustice.
By Henry Louis Gates Jr. 9 min read
Author and professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. reveals the little-known improvisation of Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have a Dream' speech.
By Lisa Rosman 7 min read
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.
By Signature 13 min read
These are the best books hitting shelves in June 2017, from Eddie Izzard's memoir to a new novel by Arundhati Roy.
By Nathan Gelgud 2 min read
"Truth crushed to earth will rise again," said Dr. King in Montgomery, Alabama, 1965. "How long? Not long. Because no lie can live forever."