Misremembering Dr. King Revisiting the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. /

We all know the name. Martin Luther King Jr, the great American civil rights leader. But most people today know relatively little about King, the campaigner against militarism, materialism, and racism-what he called the ""giant triplets."" Jennifer J. Yanco takes steps to redress...

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Main Author: Yanco, Jennifer J.
Format: Book Electronic
Published:Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2014]
Online Access:EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection. Access for Greenville College users.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Memory and Forgetting; The Misappropriation of Memory; 1. What We Remember; Dr. King and the Civil Rights Movement; Dr. King and Nonviolence; 2. What We Forget: Dr. King's Warning about the "Giant Triplets"; Militarism; Materialism; Racism; 3. Why It Matters; Whose Problem? White America's Special Responsibility; A Challenge for All of Us; Notes.