Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., born January 15, 1929, became the most well known leader of the modern civil rights movement. But the truth of King’s legacy is often whitewashed and sanitized. On his birthday, MLK Day and year round, use these resources to provide students with a more complete, radical context of King's fight for justice—and discuss how his work still creates ripples today.
- Teaching About King’s Radical Approach to Social Justice
- From MLK to #BlackLivesMatter: A Throughline for Young Students
- What Does the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Mean to You?