9780807033050A TIME TO BREAK SILENCE: The Essential Works of Martin Luther King, Jr., for Students
by Martin Luther King, Jr.

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The first collection of King’s essential writings for high school students and young people

 A Time to Break Silence presents Martin Luther King, Jr.’s most important writings and speeches—carefully selected by teachers across a variety of disciplines—in an accessible and user-friendly volume. Now, for the first time, teachers and students will be able to access Dr. King’s writings not only electronically but in stand-alone book form.


Introduction by Walter Dean Myers

Love and Faith

A Gift of Love
An Experiment in Love
Loving Your Enemies
A Knock at Midnight

Nonviolent Resistance
The Sword That Heals
My Trip to the Land of Gandhi

Consequences of War
Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence
The Casualties of the War in Vietnam

Young People Working for Justice
The Time for Freedom Has Come
The Burning Truth in the South
Black and White Together

The Power of Freedom
Speech at the Great March on Detroit
Letter from Birmingham Jail
I Have a Dream

Suffering, Hope, and the Future
Eulogy for the Martyred Children
Suffering and Faith
The Drum Major Instinct
What Is Your Life’s Blueprint?