Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.

After reading the article "Kings Dream Everyday," class members conduct a Socratic seminar discussion of Martin Luther King,s contributions to the civil rights movement. They then read and respond to a passage from Michael Eric Dyson's speech about how America has dehumanized MLK.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have groups research the differences in King's ideas and approaches with those of such figures as Malcolm X, W.E.B. Dubois, Marcus Garvey, etc.
Pros

  • Discussion questions are included as are response guides, activities, and writing prompts
Cons

  • None