This page offers a collection of material that pertains to Martin Luther King, Jr., Mahatma Gandhi, the philosophy of nonviolence, and the global struggle for freedom and justice.
- "African American Gandhians - Nonviolence Advocates in the Civil Rights Movement" (Liberation Curriculum Lesson Plan focusing on individuals who inspired and led the Civil Rights Movement while making nonviolence its guiding principle)
- "Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Pilgrimage to India" (Liberation Curriculum Lesson Plan focusing on King's trip to India in spring 1959.)
- "Observing Human Rights Day" (Liberation Curriculum Lesson Plan focusing on the significance of Human Rights and the actions Americans took to end apartheid in South Africa.)
- "Civil Rights or Human Rights?" (Liberation Curriculum Lesson Plan focusing on the African American Freedom Struggle as part of a global movement for human rights.)
- "Nonviolence in Indian and African American Freedom Struggles" (Liberation Curriculum Lesson Plan focusing on Gandhi's philosophy of nonviolence, King's application of nonviolence, and the legacy of nonviolence in today's struggle for justice.)
- Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Freedom Struggle (video, ca. 7min)
Chapter 13: Pilgrimage to Nonviolence,
In: Clayborne Carson (ed), The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. 2001.
Major King Events Chronology: 1929-1968 (timeline of the most important events in Martin Luther King's Life)
King Encyclopedia Entries
Primary Sources: Historical Material and Documents
- Palm Sunday Sermon on Mohandas K. Gandhi, Delivered at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church. Montgomery, Alabama, March 22, 1959,
- "My Trip to the Land of Gandhi," Martin Luther King, Jr., Chicago, IL, July 1, 1959 to July 31, 1959.
- Farewell Statement to All India Radio. Martin Luther King, Jr., New Delhi, India, March 9, 1959.
- Universal Declaration of Human Rights
The Gandhi-King Global Initiative Conference: