Stanford University The Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute
Speeches
A Call to Conscience: The Landmark Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr.
This volume features the landmark speeches of King's career, spanning from the Montgomery bus boycott to his last speech in Memphis.
Martin Luther King, Jr., I Have a Dream, 28 August 1963
King delivers his iconic speech "I Have a Dream" and urges America to "make real the promises of democracy."(Photo credit UPI/Corbis-Bettman)
Martin Luther King, Jr., Letter from Birmingham Jail, 16 April 1963
King writes an impassioned defense to eight clergymen critical of his involvement in the Birmingham Campaign and calls for the church to support the movement.
Martin Luther King, Jr., Beyond Vietnam, 4 April 1967
King's impassioned address speaking out against the Vietnam War illustrates his commitment to nonviolence abroad as well as at home.
King Quotes on War and Peace
Quotes taken from the speeches and publications of Martin Luther King, Jr.
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