Education

Dorothy Cotton teaching a citizenship education class in Alabama, 1966.

THE WORLD HOUSE EDUCATION

The World House Project provides access to thousands of original documents, including photographs, films, audio recordings, in addition to relevant publications and teaching material pertaining to Dr. King's life, legacy, and the global freedom struggles he inspired.

THE WORLD HOUSE EDUCATION

The World House Project offers multi-media educational material, document-based lesson plans, online courses, and historical material pertaining to the modern freedom struggle and the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. The goal is to provide inspiration and knowledge to realize King's vision of a just and peaceful world. The World House Project Education is directed by Dr. Mira Foster.

RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS AND STUDENTS

Nonviolence

TEACHING NONVIOLENCE

A collection of lesson plans, reading lists, and educational resources promoting the teaching of nonviolence.
liberation curriculum

THE LIBERATION CURRICULUM

A selection of document-based lesson plans focusing on global, nonviolent struggles for freedom and equality.
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THE WORLD HOUSE PODCAST

Welcome to The World House Podcast, a series of interviews exploring the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., and his vision of a just and peaceful world.
Andy Young, Martin Luther King Jr., Greenwood, AL people to people speaking tour 1966.

AMERICAN PROPHET ONLINE COURSE

Enjoy this digital course that takes students to the places where Dr. King lived and led the civil rights movement during the 1950s and '60s.
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EXHIBITS

The digital exhibits are curated collections of primary resources and related material on nonviolence, global freedom struggles, and the history of civil and human rights.

OTHER RESOURCES

KING ENCYCLOPEDIA

Visit the King Encyclopedia for information on over 300 civil rights movement figures, events, and organizations. Additional resources include a freedom struggle chronology and featured documents.

RECOMMENDED READING

View a running list of additional books about Martin Luther King's life and work, and the black freedom struggle.

KING CHRONOLOGY

The King Events Chronology focuses on the major events of Martin Luther King's life. For more detailed accounts of King's activities within each time period visit our volume chronologies.

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