A Call to Conscience: The Landmark Speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Paperback)
This collection includes the text of Dr. King's best-known oration, "I Have a Dream, " his acceptance speech for the Nobel Peace Prize, and "Beyond Vietnam, " a compelling argument for ending the ongoing conflict. Each speech has an insightful introduction on the current relevance of Dr. King's words by such renowned defenders of civil rights as Rosa Parks, the Dalai Lama, and Ambassador Andrew Young, among others.
About the Author
Scot Brown is Assistant Professor of History at UCLA. His writings on African American resistance, social movements, and cultural nationalism have appeared in the "Black Scholar", "American National Biography", "Journal of Black Studies", "Journal of Negro History" and "Contributions in Black Studies".
Young is a Former Congressman, United States Ambassador to the United Nations, and Mayor of Atlanta.