"When our days become dreary with low-hovering clouds and our nights become darker than a thousand midnights, we will know that we are living in the creative turmoil of a genuine civilization struggling to be born." - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Whether Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a day of well-earned rest, a day of service, or a day of action, we're thinking of you, your students, and your search for their freedom. Thanks for all you do.
Here are a few resources we've found helpful and inspiring; please add to it and tell us what you're reading, listening to, and doing to honor Dr. King's legacy.
Lastly, we invite your to join us for conversations about social justice, data, and education at Data Champion Summit. It's part of an effort to support your equity efforts and to learn more about how we can help further them. These include:
- Keynote by Dr. Gail Thompson, renowned scholar on race, education, and equity
- Takeaways from other districts on their equity journeys
- Small-group discussions with other mission-driven professionals
I Have A Dream Speech
A one hour documentary of captivating stories told by close friends and associates of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Story of Martin Luther King Jr. by Kid President
Education World has created or gathered more than 20 classroom lessons about Martin Luther King, Jr.
I Have Been to the Mountaintop Speech
A list of recommended "Do's" and "Don'ts" to consider when observing the life and legacy of Dr. King with students, from Tolerance.org.
May Dr. King's dream grow ever closer. Let freedom ring!