video links, history, articles for background and remembering
MLK Day – January 18, 2021 – There will be a modified MLK Day March in Grand Junction on this day. Details about the March and other events around the valley are no longer available online
- A video created by GVIN Member Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in Grand Junction, CO (2:47min) – You are loved! We are with you!
- National Geographic – Thanks to the efforts of a Baptist preacher, Martin Luther King, Jr., U.S. law upholds equal rights for all people across the country regardless of race, color, or creed. Here are several videos about his life and efforts. https://www.nationalgeographic.com/search?q=martin%20luther%20king%20jr&location=srp&type=manual
- PBS Learning Media | Civil Rights Leader Video (5:09min) https://rmpbs.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/americon-vid-martin-luther-king-jr/video/#.YACb6-hKiM8
- NBC News (Sander Vanocur) – 1967 Interview of Dr. King 11 months before his death (26:43min) – Talks “New Phase” of civil rights struggle – at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, GA https://www.nbcnews.com/video/martin-luther-king-jr-speaks-with-nbc-news-11-months-before-assassination-1202163779741
- Martin Luther King Jr., winner of Nobel Peace Prize in 1964 – brief text biography with references https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/peace/1964/king/biographical/
- The Story of Marin Luther King Jr. by Kid President (3:26min click on video below)