Ideas for Marking Martin Luther King Day

A collection of classroom activities to explore the life, ideas, and strategies of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Day presents an opportunity to engage students in exploring not only the history of this movement leader, but also ideas, strategies, and struggles that are part of our world today.

See our collection of MLK Day-related activities on everything from the Poor People's Campaign and the ongoing fight for economic justice, to the struggle for voting rights, to the meaning of strategic nonviolence, to an activity that uses a remarkable 1957 comic book to learn about the Montgomery Bus Boycott: 

Martin Luther King Day Collected Lessons 


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