Martin Luther King, Jr.

This website provides discussion questions and links to additional resources through which to explore the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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National Archives at New York City
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On August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr., delivered a speech to a massive group of civil rights marchers gathered around the Lincoln memorial in Washington DC. The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom brought together the nations most prominent civil rights leaders, along with tens of thousands of marchers, to press the United States government for equality. This resource provides discussion questions and links to additional resources through which to explore the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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This educational resource provides guiding questions that teachers can use in their classroom to facilitate meaningful discussions related to Martin Luther King, Jr., and the The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.  It also provides links to additional resources from the National Archives and other sources concerning Martin Luther King, Jr. that can be used to enhance students' understanding of who this important historical figure was and the impact his work has had.

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