Letters from Birmingham Jail by Martin Luther King Jr. A fan of Thoreau’s essay Civil Disobedience, King was imprisoned for organizing a non-violent protest against racial segregation in Alabama. It was in jail that King penned the now historic phrase, “injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
EDSITEment, from the National Endowment for the Humanities, has a lesson plan for grades 6-8: The Poet's Voice: Langston Hughes and You. If you'd like to discuss poetry from the Harlem Renaissance era as part of KRARI, this might be a helpful resource.
Coretta Scott King and Martin Luther King, Jr.- Coretta Scott King welcomes her husband, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., as he leaves a courtroom in Montgomery, Ala., on March 22, 1956 Read more: Coretta Scott King: 1927-2006 - Photo Essays - TIME http://content.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,1947503,00.html#ixzz2qxjM3Ur7