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Explore the Impact of This Great Civil Rights Leader

We offer this powerful reading and lesson plan for Martin Luther King Jr. Day or Black History Month

Black history is American history. If you would like to explore the impact of Dr. Martin Luther King on American history, please consider using our lesson plan built around the text of David Dinkins’s “Martin Luther King, Jr.” This selection is in the anthology To Be a Hero, part of the Literature & Thought series, produced in partnership with Perfection Learning.

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