Here’s a roundup of some articles and blogs today that articulate the legacy of King and what his life and activism mean today.
Jay Smooth, “Ten OTHER Things Martin Luther King Said”
MLK in 2011: Tim Wise, Barbara Ransby, and Michelle Chen by Kai Wright in ColorLines.
MLK Day and Arizona Evoke Memories of Selma by Father Paul Mayer in Huffington Post.
MLK Morning Roundup: Three Different Slaps to the Legacy of Dr. King by Arturo R. Garcia in Racialicious.
The Nation has linked to their archive of King’s writings for the publication and leads its site with King’s 1965 piece, Let Justice Roll Down.
Mother Jones slideshow: How We Got MLK Day and Who Stood in the Way