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Vikings punter Chris Kluwe to release a collection of “uncensored personal essays”

The gay rights advocate will share his thoughts on faith, government, athletics and human rights

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10 Great Works of Literature Written in Prison

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.”

from Teachers Pay Teachers

Letter from a Birmingham Jail reader's theater script

2 pages, parts for 8 readers - easy to use for Martin Luther King Day or Black History Month


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: 1927-2006 - Photo Essays

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,29307,1947503,00.html#ixzz2qxjM3Ur7