Tag Archive | Martin Luther King Jr.

James Donaldson’s Book Review Report: Martin Luther King Jr Speech – “Where Do We Go From Here?”

http://www.audible.com/pd/Nonfiction/Where-Do-We-Go-From-Here-Audiobook/B002VAEVBG/ref=a_search_c4_1_1_srTtl?qid=1416181024&sr=1-1 I woke up this morning listening to the “Where Do We Go from Here” sermon by Martin Luther King Jr. It still amazes me how relevant his speeches and sermons are in today’s world, since the first spoke them over 50 years ago. The thing that most put a smile on my face this […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – Black Americans of Achievement

This was a short, quick read in regards to as the title says, “Black-Americans of Achievement”. This is actually a series of small short books, and today’s book featured Martin Luther King Jr. Of course, were all familiar with Martin Luther King Jr., and the great work that he did during the civil rights era […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – Birth Of A New Nation by Martin Luther King Jr.

This was one of Martin Luther King Jr.’s most riveting speeches as he recently returned from a trip to Africa, the country of Ghana, and was witness to “The Birth of a New Nation” as Ghana was finally freed from British rule and gained its own sovereignty. Even though this is well over 50 years […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – The Willie Lynch Letter and the Making of a Slave by Willie Lynch

This was an excellent read into the inside in goings-on of the slave trade, not only here in America, but also in European countries. Believe it or not, it was actually a man named, Willie Lynch, in which this letter is attributed to, as he went about to teach and train slaveholders on how to […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – The Race Beat: The Press, The Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation by Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff

This was truly a fantastic book! I always enjoy learning about things I don’t know much about already. I didn’t know that there was such a prevalence of black press newspapers/magazines back in the 30s/40s in the history of the United States. And the rift/differences that existed between the black press and the white press. […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – Say It Plain: A Century of Great African-American Speeches by American RadioWorks

Dick Gregory Fannie Lou Hanmer Booker T. Washington and Marcus Garvey Mary MacLeod Bathone Stokely Carmichael Martin Luther King Jr. Shirley Chisholm James Cone Barbara Jordan Jesse Jackson Pres. Barack Obama  A real treasure of speeches from African-American leaders throughout the last hundred years in United States history.  I didn’t know what to expect, and […]

The Three Dimensions of a Complete Life by Martin Luther King Jr.

The Three Dimensions of a Complete Life by Martin Luther King Jr. I had the wonderful and pleasurable opportunity this afternoon, to “re-listen” to one of my favorite Martin Luther King Jr. speeches, The Three Dimensions of a Complete Life (April 9th 1967).  In it, King speaks to all of us in regards to how […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – Where Do We Go From Here: From A Call To A Conscience by Martin Luther King Jr.

http://www.audible.com/pd/Nonfiction/Where-Do-We-Go-From-Here-Audiobook/B002VAEVBG Sen. Edward Kennedy makes a wonderful introduction with “Where Do We Go from Here”, one of the landmark speeches by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This is one of King’s best speeches as he talks to America and the American Negroes about where do they go from here. King is encouraging voter registration drives, […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – Democracy Matters: Winning The Fight Against Imperialism by Dr. Cornel West

http://www.audible.com/pd?asin=B002V1CDVU Cornel West is at his best in describing the changes that he feels that America must undergo in order to deal with the class-ism, racism, poverty and social issues that continue to plague this great Nation. West is one of the great voices in this country who isn’t afraid to take on the Establishment […]

Martin Luther King’s Jr Address At The Conclusion Of The Selma To Montgomery March And How It Pertains To The Trayvon Martin Case Of Today

  This week the verdict from the George Zimmerman – Trayvon Martin case was delivered to a stunned, shocked, divided, racially tense Nation, and the verdict was the Zimmerman was found not guilty.  It was a trial that captivated the Nation, and had all of the talking heads on TV/radio/internet debating and discussing it for […]


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