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All Labor Has Dignity Martin Luther King Jr.

All Labor Has Dignity

Martin Luther King Jr.

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ISBN : 9780807086025
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264 pages
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An unprecedented and timely collection of Dr. King’s speeches on labor rights and economic justiceCovering all the civil rights movement highlights--Montgomery, Albany, Birmingham, Selma, Chicago, and Memphis--award-winning historian Michael K. HoneyMoreAn unprecedented and timely collection of Dr. King’s speeches on labor rights and economic justiceCovering all the civil rights movement highlights--Montgomery, Albany, Birmingham, Selma, Chicago, and Memphis--award-winning historian Michael K. Honey introduces and traces Dr. Kings dream of economic equality. Gathered in one volume for the first time, the majority of these speeches will be new to most readers. The collection begins with Kings lectures to unions in the 1960s and includes his addresses made during his Poor Peoples Campaign, culminating with his momentous Mountaintop speech, delivered in support of striking black sanitation workers in Memphis. Unprecedented and timely, All Labor Has Dignity will more fully restore our understanding of Kings lasting vision of economic justice, bringing his demand for equality right into the present.