The Resource April 4, 1968 : Martin Luther King, Jr.'s death and the transformation of America, Michael Eric Dyson, (electronic resource)

April 4, 1968 : Martin Luther King, Jr.'s death and the transformation of America, Michael Eric Dyson, (electronic resource)

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April 4, 1968 : Martin Luther King, Jr.'s death and the transformation of America
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April 4, 1968
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Martin Luther King, Jr.'s death and the transformation of America
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Michael Eric Dyson
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  • April 4, 1968
  • April 4, 1968: Martin Luther King Jr.'s death and transformation of America
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Martin Luther King Jr.s death and how it changed America
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On April 4, 1968, at 6:01 P.M., while he was standing on a balcony at a Memphis hotel, Martin Luther King Jr. Was shot and fatally wounded. Only hours earlier King-the prophet for racial and economic justice in America-ended his final public speech by saying, "I may not get there with you, but I want you to know tonight, that we as a people will get to the Promised Land." Acclaimed public intellectual and best-selling author, Michael Eric Dyson uses the fortieth anniversary of King's assassination as a starting point for a comprehensive reevaluation of the fate of America, specifically Black America, over the ensuing years. Dyson ambitiously, and controversially, investigates the ways in which we as a people have made it to the Promised Land that King spoke of and shines a bright light on the many areas that we still have a long way to go. Rather than only looking back, April 4, 1968 takes a sweeping 360-degree view of King's death-remembering all the toil, triumph, and tribulation that led to that fateful date while anticipating the ways in which the legacy of King's death will affect the future of this country
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On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr., the prophet for racial and economic justice in America, was fatally shot. Only hours earlier, he had ended his final public speech by promising that "we as a people will get to the Promised Land". Now, at the fortieth anniversary of King's assassination, acclaimed public intellectual Michael Eric Dyson gives a comprehensive reevaluation of the fate of America, specifically Black America, since that date. Ambitiously and controversially, he investigates the ways in which we as a people have made it to that Promised Land King spoke of, and the many areas in which we still have a long way to go. April 4, 1968 takes a sweeping view of King's death, remembering all the toil, triumph, and tribulation that led to that fateful date while anticipating the ways in which King's legacy will affect the future of this country
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Dyson, Michael Eric
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Martin Luther King Jr.'s death and how it changed America
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April 4, 1968 : Martin Luther King, Jr.'s death and the transformation of America, Michael Eric Dyson, (electronic resource)
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April 4, 1968 : Martin Luther King, Jr.'s death and the transformation of America, Michael Eric Dyson, (electronic resource)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 27 min.))
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9781481551601
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