It’s Martin Luther King Weekend…

Check out these great educational resources from FREE (Federal Resources for Educational Excellence):

Historic Places of the Civil Rights Movement shows 41 churches, houses, and other properties related largely to the post-World War II civil rights movement. The links to these properties consist of photographs and texts, and the…  (National Park Service)

History and Politics Out Loud lets us hear key speeches by Martin Luther King Jr., Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, and others. Listen to King’s “I have a dream” speech…  (Michigan State University, supported by National Endowment for the Humanities)

Our Shared History: African American Heritage tells about the Underground Railroad, African Americans in the Civil War, historic places of the civil rights movement, the Delta blues of the Lower Mississippi Valley, and landmarks…  (National Park Service)

Martin Luther King Jr. and the “I Have a Dream” Speech shows an image from the deposition of Martin Luther King regarding copyright infringement. On August 28, 1963, King delivered a speech to civil rights marchers gathered at the Lincoln…  (National Archives and Records Administration)

Martin Luther King, Jr., National Historic Site features Atlanta’s Auburn Avenue, the neighborhood where the civil rights leader was born and raised. “Sweet Auburn,” as it came to be called, became the center of African American…  (National Park Service)

Court Documents Related to Martin Luther King, Jr., and Memphis Sanitation Workers provides fliers and other documents related to the demonstration in Memphis on March 28, 1968. On that day, students near the end of the march broke windows of businesses. Looting…  (National Archives and Records Administration)