Tag Archives: Martin Luther King Jr.

Teen Read: Dear Martin by Nic Stone

Seeing as how this is Black History Month and given the turmoil throughout the United States especially in the past year over racial issues, this book is not only extremely timely but deeply thought-provoking.  Anything good you’ve heard or read … Continue reading

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Smithsonian: Return of the Mockingbird by Paul Theroux

It seems you can’t go anywhere online or check out the magazine rack at your favourite retailer without finding something about To Kill a Mockingbird, Nelle Harper Lee, or Monroeville, Alabama (Maycomb in Mockingbird). I’m sure it’s great for circulation … Continue reading

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What with catching Selma last week, and yesterday being Martin Luther King Day, I thought it timely when I saw that THE (Time Home Entertainment) had a book on the news stands called, The 1960s: The Decade When Everything Changed, … Continue reading

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Selma, a movie review

The other night I went to see the movie, Selma, the story of 3 months in civil rights history culminating in the movement’s leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., heading a non-violent, 5-day march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in order to achieve … Continue reading

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