February 22, 2020

A Selection of Web Resources For Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2019

A small collection of open web resources as we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2019.

About Dr. King (via The King Center)

Civil Rights Digital Library (via University of Georgia)

Martin Luther King, Jr. Encyclopedia (via Stanford University)

Multimedia

Audio/Radio Programs: Voices from the Southern Civil Rights Movement (via AAPB)

Voices from the Southern Civil Rights Movement” presents educational and noncommercial radio programs from the 1950s and 1960s that offer historic testimonies – in interviews, speeches, and on-the-spot news reports – from many movement participants, both well-known and unknown.

Audio/Speech: Martin Luther King Jr. at Syracuse University July 1965 (via Syracuse U.)

Audio/Radio Program: In Black America; Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (via AAPB)

Video: Eyes on the Prize Interviews (via AAPB/American Archive of Public Broadcasting)

The Eyes on the Prize I Interviews Collection consists of 127 raw interviews conducted with participants in the American Civil Rights movement, covering the years from the mid-1950s through to 1965.

Videos Featuring or About Dr. King via the C-SPAN Video Library

View videos online. Includes video of March on Washington and Dr. King’s Meet the Press appearance on March 28, 1965.

Video: Martin Luther King, Jr. “The Other America” Speech at Stanford University (April 14, 1967)

Video: Television News of the Civil Rights Era, 1950-1970 (via University of Virginia)

Gary Price About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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