MLK Day: Books to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr

In the United States, Martin Luther King, Jr., Day is observed annually on the third Monday in January. The day commemorates the life and work of Dr. King, who was a Baptist minister and prominent leader in the American civil rights movement. Here are some important books about the man and written by him.

📚 The Seminarian: Martin Luther King Jr Comes of Age by Patrick Parr

📚 The Autobiography of Martin Luther King Jr by Martin Luther King Jr

📚 To the Promised Land: Martin Luther King and the Fight for Economic Justice by Michael K Honey

📚 Why We Can’t Wait by Martin Luther King Jr

📚 Strength to Love by Martin Luther King Jr

Check out Professor Lewis R. Gordon’s interview on his book Fear of Black Consciousness, and University of East Anglia Professor Tessa McWatt on race and identity.

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Suswati Basu is a writer, journalist, producer and feminist activist residing in London. She has written for the Guardian, Huffington Post and the F-Word blogs, and has worked for various media outlets such as the BBC, Channel 4 and for ITV News/ITN. She currently works as a senior intelligence expert.

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