Monthly Readings & Resources from Goosefoot’s Anti-Racism Task Force: Revisiting an American Icon

January 2, 2024

If you haven’t done so in a while, consider revisiting what you know about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the upcoming national holiday that bears his name.

In this time of great polarization in our country, it’s even more important than ever to remind ourselves of Dr. King’s teachings and writings in order to more fully grasp why he is one of the greatest leaders our nation has ever had.

The 15 Year Battle for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History & Culture

5 Things to Know: Surprising Facts About Martin Luther King, Jr., Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History & Culture

10 Historians on What People Still Don’t Know About Martin Luther King Jr., Time Magazine

Celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through action, NAACP

Dr. Martin Luther King Day Commemoration

Join us on Martin Luther King Jr. Day—January 15—to celebrate and commemorate Dr. King’s legacy at the opening reception for “The Liberation of Color II,” featuring the powerful work of local artist Ian Joseph Jackson. Enjoy music, reflections, and community from 3–6 pm. The exhibition will be on view through February 26, 2024.