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Vikings punter Chris Kluwe to release a collection of “uncensored personal essays”

The gay rights advocate will share his thoughts on faith, government, athletics and human rights

from The Huffington Post

LOOK: College Photos Of Martin Luther King Jr.

At Morehouse College King was an unexceptional student, characterized by teachers as an underachiever. Intellectually unsatisfied by what he perceived as narrow-mindedness in the black southern Baptist church, he was not yet devoted to a life of service to God. At Morehouse King first read the essay Civil Disobedience by the American Transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau, and was reportedly quite moved by its emphasis of justice over law...

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from Flavorwire

10 Great Works of Literature Written in Prison

Letters from Birmingham Jail by Martin Luther King Jr. A fan of Thoreau’s essay Civil Disobedience, King was imprisoned for organizing a non-violent protest against racial segregation in Alabama. It was in jail that King penned the now historic phrase, “injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”

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An amazing campaign to educate kids on what they and their friends and family's human rights are...imagine if the entire next generation knew this and applied it...

Call- Congressional Switchboard @ (202) 224-3121 for your Representative & contact congress online http://www.contactingthecongress.org/ Fill out surveys-http://democracyforamerica.com/pages/857-dfa-membership-survey-syria? http://act.credoaction.com/sign/obama_syria/? source=fbpconflict Support civilians & victims- https://www.doctorswithoutborders.org/donate/onetime.cfm https://secure.oxfamamerica.org/site/Donation2?df_id=7781&7781.donation=form1

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from Teachers Pay Teachers

Letter from a Birmingham Jail reader's theater script

2 pages, parts for 8 readers - easy to use for Martin Luther King Day or Black History Month

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EDSITEment, from the National Endowment for the Humanities, has a lesson plan for grades 6-8: The Poet's Voice: Langston Hughes and You. If you'd like to discuss poetry from the Harlem Renaissance era as part of KRARI, this might be a helpful resource.