On Monday, January 16, 2023, The Orchard honors prolific civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Each year, on the third Monday of January, Americans commemorate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a global thought leader and visionary reformer.
Below is a list of educational resources to learn more about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the organizations to consider supporting.
LEARN MORE & RAISE AWARENESS
Articles, Books, and Resources to Educate
Martin Luther King Jr: 50 Years Later – The Nation
The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. – Edited by Clayborne Carson
The Dream Journal: The Words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr –A keepsake daily writing practice journal inspired by the life and words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., drawn from Dr. King’s archives published exclusively by Harper Collins.
Strength to Love by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Organizations to Support and Ways to Mobilize
The 2022 Virtual Beloved Community Global Summit – January 13 – 14
MLK Day of Service – Virtual events on January 16
In-person events to attend on Monday, 1/16
Atlanta: Commemorative Service at Ebenezer Baptist Church @ 10:00am
Los Angeles: Kingdom Day Parade @ 11:00am
San Francisco: The MLK2023 March @ 11:00am
Miami: MLK Day Parade @ 11:00am
New York: Brooklyn Academy of Music @ 10:30am
Podcasts to Listen To
Photographing Martin Luther King and His Family – BBC Witness
My Road Trips with Martin Luther King – BBC Outlook
Memphis Blues – Late ‘60s Soul Music Playlist by NPR
Social Media Accounts to Follow and Amplify
@BerniceKing on Twitter and Instagram
@TheKingCenter on Twitter and Instagram