King Bibliography

By King


The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. Edited by Clayborne Carson. New York: Intellectual Properties Management in association with Warner Books, 1998. Buy Now.

Conscience for Change. Toronto: Canadian Broadcasting Company, 1967. Buy Now

The Martin Luther King, Jr., Companion: Quotations from the Speeches, Essays, and Books of Martin Luther King, Jr. Coretta Scott King, editor. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1993. Buy Now

The Measure of a Man. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2001. Buy Now

Strength to Love. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1981. Buy Now

Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story. New York: Harper & Row, 1958. Buy Now

A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings of Martin Luther King, Jr. Edited by James Washington. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1991. Buy Now

The Trumpet of Conscience. New York: Harper & Row, 1968. Buy Now

Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community? Boston: Beacon Press, 1968. Buy Now

Why We Can't Wait. New York: Harper & Row, 1964. Buy Now

The Words of Martin Luther King, Jr. Edited by Coretta Scott King. New York: Newmarket Press, 1983. Buy Now

About King

Bennett, Lerone. What Manner of Man: A Biography of Martin Luther King, Jr. Chicago:Johnson Publishing Co., 1989.
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Bull, Angela. Free At Last!: The Story of Martin Luther King, Jr. New York: Dorling
Kindersley, 2000. Buy Now

Branch, Taylor. Parting the Waters: America in the King Years. New York: Touchstone, 1989. Buy Now

Branch, Taylor. Pillar of Fire. New York: Touchstone, 1999. Buy Now

Erskine, Noel Leo. King Among the Theologians. Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 1995. Buy Now

Fairclough, Adam. Martin Luther King, Jr. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1995. Buy Now

Farris, Christine King. Martin Luther King, Jr., His Life and Dream. Lexington: Silver, Burdettee and Ginn, Inc., 1986. Buy Now

Farris, Christine King. My Brother Martin: A Sister Remembers Growing Up with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2003. Buy Now

Garrow, David J. Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. New York: Vintage Books, 1988. Buy Now

Hanigan, James P. Martin Luther King Jr., and the Foundations of Nonviolence. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1984. Buy Now

Harding, Vincent. Martin Luther King: The Inconvenient Hero. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1996. Buy Now

King, Coretta Scott. My Life with Martin Luther King, Jr. New York: Holt, Henry & Co., 1993. Buy Now

King, Dexter Scott. Growing Up King: An Intimate Memoir. New York: Intellectual Properties Management in association with Warner Books, 2003. Buy Now

Lewis, David Levering. King: A Biography. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1978. Buy Now

Lincoln, C. Eric. Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Profile. New York: Hill and Wang, 1984. Buy Now

Oates, Stephen B. Let the Trumpet Sound. New York: Harper Collins, 1994. Buy Now

Ling, Peter J. Martin Luther King, Jr. London and New York: Routledge, 2002. Buy Now

Pepper, William F. An Act of State: The Execution of Martin Luther King. London: Verso, 2003. Buy Now

Reddick, Lawrence Dunbar. Crusader Without Violence: A Biography of Martin Luther King, Jr. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1959.

About King and the Freedom Struggle

Albert, Peter J. and Ronald Hoffman. We Shall Overcome: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Black Freedom Struggle. New York: Pantheon Books, 1990. Buy Now

Baldwin, Lewis V. Toward the Beloved Community: Martin Luther King, Jr. and South Africa. Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 1995. Buy Now

Carson, Clayborne. In Struggle: SNCC and the Black Awakening of the 1960's. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1995. Buy Now

Carson, Clayborne, David J. Garrow, Vincent Harding, and Darlene Clark Hine, eds. The "Eyes on the Prize" Civil Rights Reader: Documents, Speeches, and Firsthand Accounts from the Black Freedom Struggle, 1954-1990. New York: Penguin Books, 1991. Buy Now

Chafe, William Henry. Remembering Jim Crow: African Americans Tell About Life in the Segregated South. New York: New Press, 2001. Buy Now

Collier-Thomas, Bettye, and V.P. Franklin. Sisters in the Struggle: African American Women in the Civil Rights-Black Power Movement. New York: University Press, 2001. Buy Now

Davis, Townsend. Weary Feet, Rested Souls: A Guided History of the Civil Rights Movement. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1998. Buy Now

Garrow, David J., Protest at Selma: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1978. Buy Now

Greenberg, Jack. Crusaders in the Courts: How a Dedicated Band of Lawyers Fought for the Civil Rights Revolution. New York: Basic Books, 1994. Buy Now

Lawson, Steven F. Running for Freedom: Civil Rights and Black Politics in America since 1941. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1991. Buy Now

Marable, Manning. Race, Reform and Rebellion: The Second Reconstruction in Black America, 1945-1960. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1991. Buy Now

McAdam, Doug. Freedom Summer. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988. Buy Now

Payne, Charles. I've Got the Light of Freedom. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995. Buy Now

Sitkoff, Harvard. The Struggle for Black Equality 1954-1992. New York: Hill and Wang, 1993. Buy Now

Ward, Brian, Tony Badger, eds. The Making of Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement. New York: New York University Press, 1996. Buy Now

Audio-visual

Akomfrah, John. Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Man and the Dream, 1 videocassette (60 min.). New York, New Video Group, distributed by A&E Home Video, 1997. Buy Now

Appleby, David. At The River I Stand , 1 videocassette (58 min., 20 sec.). San Francisco, California Newsreel, 1993.

Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, 6 videocassettes (360 min.). Boston, Blackside, Inc., distributed by PBS Video, 1990. Buy Now

Eyes on the Prize II: America at the Racial Crossroads- 1965-1966, 8 videocassettes (60 min. ea.). Boston, Blackside, Inc., distributed by PBS Video, 1990.

Guggenheim, Charles. A Time for Justice: America's Civil Rights Movement. 1 videocassette (38 min.) Santa Monica, Direct Cinema Ltd., 1994.

James, Dante J. A. Philip Randolph: For Jobs & Freedom, 1 videocassette (87min., 10 sec.). San Francisco, California Newsreel, 1996.

King, Dexter, Philip Jones and DIC Entertainment. Our Friend, Martin, 1 videocassette (60 min.). Beverly Hills: CBS Video, Dist. by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 1998.

Landau, Ely. King, Montgomery to Memphis, 1 videocassette (103 min.). Beverly Hills, Pacific Arts Video, 1988.

Legacy of a Dream, 1 videocassette (25 min.). Oak Forest, MPI Home Video, 1990.

Martin Luther King Commemorative Collection, 1 videocassette (115 min.). Oak Forest, MPI Home Video, 1988.

Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Personal Portrait, 1 videocassette (53 min.). Goldsboro, Michaelis Tapes, Inc., distributed by Carroll's Marketing & Management Service, 1987.

Schlessinger, Andrew. A History of the Civil Rights Movement, 1 videocassette (30 min.). Bala Cynwyd, Schlessinger Video Productions, 1994.

Sing for freedom: The Story of the Civil Rights Movement Through Its Songs, 1 compact disc or sound cassette (70 min.). Washington, D.C., Smithsonian/Folkways Records, distributed by Rounder Records, 1990.

Voices of the Civil Rights Movement: Black American Freedom Songs, 1960-1966, 2 compact discs or cassette tapes. Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Institution, 1980.

Wormser, Richard. The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow, 4 videocassettes (56 min. each). San Francisco, California Newsreel, 2002.

Will the Circle Be Unbroken?: An Audio History of the Civil Rights Movement in Five Southern Communities and the Music of These Times, 13 compact discs or 9 cassette tapes. Atlanta, Southern Regional Council, distributed by Public Radio International, 1998.

Atlanta: Southern Regional Council, distributed by Public Radio International, 1998.

For Children

Adler, David A. A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr. New York, Holiday House, 1989. Buy Now

Archer, Jules. They Had a Dream: The Civil Rights Struggle, from Frederick Douglass to Marcus Garvey to Martin Luther King, and Malcolm X. New York, Viking, 1993. Buy Now

Bray, Rosemary L. Martin Luther King. New York, Mulberry Books, 1997. Buy Now

Clayton, Ed. Martin Luther King: The Peaceful Warrior. Englewood Cliffs, Prentice-Hall, 1964. Buy Now

Duncan, Alice Faye. The National Civil Rights Museum Celebrates Everyday People. Mahwah, BridgeWater Books, 1995. Buy Now

Farris, Christine King. My Brother Martin: A Sister Remembers Growing Up with Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2003. Buy Now

Farris, Christine King. Martin Luther King, Jr.: His Life and Dream. Lexington: Ginn, 1986. Buy Now

Haskins, James. The March on Washington. New York, Harper Collins, 1993. Buy Now

Medearis, Angela Shelf. Dare to Dream: Coretta Scott King and the Civil Rights Movement. New York, Lodestar Books, 1994. Buy Now

Milton, Joyce. Story of Martin Luther King, Jr.: Marching to Freedom. Milwaukee, Gareth Stevens Publishing, 1995. Buy Now

Murray, Peter. Dreams: The Story of Martin Luther King, Jr. Plymouth, Child's World, 1999. Buy Now

Parks, Rosa, and Gregory J. Reed. Dear Mrs. Parks : A Dialogue With Today's Youth. New York, Lee & Low Books, 1996. Buy Now

Ringgold, Faith. My Dream of Martin Luther King. New York Crown, Dragonfly Books, 1998. Buy Now

Wexler, Sanford. The Civil Rights Movement : An Eyewitness History. New York, Facts on File, 1993. Buy Now