The Leadership Conference is working diligently to see that Tom Perez is confirmed as U.S. Secretary of Labor. Perez is an eminently qualified public servant and consensus builder who has dedicated his career to ensuring that all individuals are treated fairly and have the opportunity to succeed. He has served with integrity and distinction at the local, state and national level, compiling an outstanding record of achievement.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Career of Humanity
LCCREF salutes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a civil rights pioneer who made a career of humanity.
Here are our top picks for online resources on Dr. King, his life, and his legacy.
"Make a career of humanity - and you will make a greater person of yourself, a greater nation of your country, and a finer world to live in."
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968)
40 Years Later - April 4, 2008
- 40 Years After King - Washington Post
- Martin Luther King: An Assassination Remembered - Time
- If King Had Lived, What Now? - Washington Post
- 40 years later, MLK’s work not finished - Today Show
Profiles and Tributes
- Martin Luther King - The Time 100 Most Important People of the Century
- Martin Luther King - BBC's Historic Figures
- Martin Luther King: The Nobel Peace Prize 1964
- A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - Long Island University
- Department of Defense Pays Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.
Learn about Martin Luther King, Jr.
- Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement - Seattle Times
- Martin Luther King Jr. and Black History Month - Louisiana State University
- Martin Luther King Resources - InfoPlease.com
- Martin Luther King Jr. - Wikipedia
- MLK Online
- The Martin Luther King Papers Project - Stanford University
- "I Have a Dream" Speech (video) - YouTube
- Speeches (video)
- Speeches (text)
- Text of "Letter from a Birmingham Jail"
- Robert Kennedy's Statement on the Assassination of Martin Luther King (audio and transcription) - John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
- Quotations from Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
- The Martin Luther King Holiday Celebration - The Raleigh/Wake Martin Luther King Celebration Committee
- Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
- Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Wikipedia
- National Civil Rights Museum - Memphis, TN
- Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site - Atlanta, GA
- The King Center - Atlanta, GA
- Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial - Washington, DC (scheduled to open in 2009)
- Martin Luther King Jr Day Activities and Resources for Kids - Family Education Network
- Liberation Curriculum - Stanford University