The Mixed Bag // Issue #07

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, January 20, we wanted to focus on the missions and life of the man himself. Below you’ll find articles, books, and documentaries that shed light on the issues he worked hard for, and in turn, you may better understand why he is such an important figure in history.

NONVIOLENT RESISTANCE

Martin Luther King, Jr. on the six pillars of nonviolent resistance, the Greek word agape, and required reading for everyone with a pulse.

VISIONARY

In Martin Luther King, Jr.’s final book, he attempts to fight poverty by making a case for guaranteed income for all Americans.

READ

A Testament of Hope by Martin Luther King, Jr., because it’s worth mentioning again that if you’re living on this planet, this is a must-read.

MORE READING

If you’re looking to learn more about Martin Luther King, Jr. and his mission, these books are a great place to start.

WATCH 

Between 1965 and 1968, Dr. King shifted his focus toward economic justice. To gain a better understanding of what he made into his mission, these three documentaries depict the modern-day struggles of socioeconomic inequality.

BONUS READ: REAL LIFE

How one woman, who is in an interracial marriage and is a mother to a biracial daughter, is determined to bring Martin Luther King, Jr.’s dream to fruition in her mixed-race family.
 

MLK Jr. Quote

 


Mixed Feelings

How are you working to make a difference?

Originally published in the Issue #07: January 17, 2020, newsletter, The Mixed Bag. Sign up to receive weekly newsletters and updates.

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