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Martin Luther King

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute


The Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute at Stanford University assembles and disseminates to various worldwide audiences comprehensive resources about King's life and the movements he inspired. The site includes an online encyclopedia with information about key organizations such as the Southern Christian Leadership Conference which Dr. King founded and served as President; events and campaigns mentioned in the film such as the Chicago Freedom Movement, Watts rebellion, and the Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike; and major speeches such as Beyond Vietnam at Riverside Church in New York.


Museum of African American History

The National Museum of African American History and Culture is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture. It was established by Act of Congress in 2003, following decades of efforts to promote and highlight the contributions of African Americans. The exhibition City of Hope: Resurrection City & the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign commemorates the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s daring vision to end poverty in the United States.



The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination. This page explores the life and work of Dr. King, including his involvement with the NAACP.

DocsTeach | Rights in America

A program of the U.S. National Archives education division, this online teaching tool encourages students to learn about and analyze key legislation that protects the rights of Americans, such as the Civil Rights Act of 1964.


‌Oratoricals Across the U.S.


Oakland Unified School District MLK Oratorical Festival


BSL Educational Foundation Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratorical Contest - Hartford, CT

Jumoke Academy Martin Luther King Jr. City-Wide Oratory Contest - Hartford, CT


YMCA of Wilmington - MLK VOICE 4 YOUTH


City of Lake Wales - MLK Oratorical contest

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. - Belford V. Lawson Oratorical Competition - Orlando

Seminole State College of Florica - MLK Oratorical Contest


Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratorical Contest - McDonough

The Willow Hill Heritage and Renaissance Center - Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratory Contest - Portal


Agape Connection - Oratorical contest - Lisle

Illinois College of Education - Champaign


Mahogany Ensemble Theatre, Centenary College of Louisiana, theShreve Memorial Library System - MLK Oratory Competition - Shreveport


Macomb Intermediate School District - MLK Elementary Oratory Contest - Clinton Township

Central Michigan University - Mt. Pleasant


NAACP - Gulfport Chapter - Student Oratorical Contest

New Jersey

Jersey City Office of Cultural Affairs, the Jersey City Municipal Council and the Mayor

Alpha Phi Alpha Frat Inc. - The National Pan-Hellenic Council of Essex County

New York

Shiloh Baptist Church - Martin Luther King Jr. Oratorical Contest

Nyack Center - MLK Oratory Contest

North Carolina

High Point University - MLK Day - Oratorical Competition

The Martin Luther King Jr. Commission with the City of Rocky Mount - Oratorical Competition

The Martin Luther King Social Action Committee - MLK Oratorical Contest - Davidson


Ohio Department of Administrative Services - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission - Statewide Oratorical Contest

Kiwanis Club of Ashtabula, The Ashtabula County District Library Foundation - M.L.K., Jr. Oratorical Contest

NAACP - Fremont chapter - Annual Citywide Oratorical Contest


Dr. Martin Luther King Commemoration Society - I Have a Dream Oratorical - Tulsa


Thomas and Woods Foundation - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Oratory Scholarship Contest - Philadelphia

Beaver County Public Schools - MLK Oratorical Contest

South Carolina

Furman University and Alpha Phi Alpha Greenville Foundation - Joseph Vaughn Oratorical Competition - Greenville


MLK Youth Symposium - Oratorical Competition - Knoxville


Austin Area Heritage Council (AAHC) - MLK Oratory Competition

Foley Gardere MLK Jr. Oratory Competition - Dallas

Foley & Lardner MLK Jr. Oratory Competition - Houston

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. - MLK Oratorical Contest - Killeen


Delta Sigma Theta - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Oratorical Competition - Prince William County

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Oratorical Contest - Prince William County


Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Speech Contest - The Marcus Performing Arts Center and We Energies