I've Been to the Mountaintop

I ve Been to the Mountaintop Now available in an elegant gift edition the last speech made by our century s greatest civil rights leader and orator Delivered on April the eve of King s assassination this powerful speech o

  • Title: I've Been to the Mountaintop
  • Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
  • ISBN: 9780062509567
  • Page: 190
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Now available in an elegant gift edition the last speech made by our century s greatest civil rights leader and orator Delivered on April 3, 1968 the eve of King s assassination this powerful speech of hope, persistence, and divine guidance captures the essence of King s vision.

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    About “Martin Luther King Jr.

    • Martin Luther King Jr.

      Martin Luther King, Jr was one of the pivotal leaders of the American civil rights movement King was a Baptist minister, one of the few leadership roles available to black men at the time He became a civil rights activist early in his career He led the Montgomery Bus Boycott 1955 1956 and helped found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference 1957 , serving as its first president His efforts led to the 1963 March on Washington, where King delivered his I Have a Dream speech Here he raised public consciousness of the civil rights movement and established himself as one of the greatest orators in U.S history In 1964, King became the youngest person to receive the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end segregation and racial discrimination through civil disobedience and other non violent means.King was assassinated on April 4, 1968, in Memphis, Tennessee He was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Jimmy Carter in 1977 Martin Luther King, Jr Day was established as a national holiday in the United States in 1986 In 2004, King was posthumously awarded a Congressional Gold Medal.

    455 thoughts on “I've Been to the Mountaintop

    • I have heard parts of this speech many times but had never heard and read it in it's entirety until now. I read this for research for a paper I'm doing for my African American history course. I've always loved what I've heard of this speech. Many parts of it seemed to hit a chord. When I found out it was the last speech before he was assassinated it gave me chills to listen to it again with that in the back of my mind. While his "I have a Dream" speech is more well known I feel that this one is [...]


    • I didn't actually read this hardcover edition -- I read the text online here. The ending of this speech is particularly poignant knowing that he was shot the next day.


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