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Title Reflections of the dream : 1975-1994, twenty years celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology / edited by Clarence G. Williams.
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [1996]
©1996

Subject King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 -- Philosophy.
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 -- Influence.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Civil rights.
Alt Name Williams, Clarence G.
Add Title Reflections of the dream, 1975-1994
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 309 pages) : illustrations
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Martin Luther King, Jr., what does he mean to me? / Hubert E. Jones -- Reflection of the dream : past, present and future / Walter J. Leonard -- The dream : education is freedom / Muriel S. Snowden -- Keeping the dream alive / Jerome H. Holland -- The dream : when will we overcome? / Melvin G. Brown -- Do you remember? / Anthony C. Campbell -- King : what progress since the dream? / LeRoy Attles, Samuel D. Proctor -- The legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the new movement for justice / Charles S. Brown -- Rekindling the spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr. in a time of retrenchment / Price M. Cobb, A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. -- The legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. : the path to human dignity and freedom / John R. Bryant, Helen G. Edmonds -- The unfinished agenda of Martin Luther King, Jr. in the context of the eighties / John H. Adams [and others] -- Living the dream : to believe and achieve / Shirley Ann Jackson -- Introspection, outreach and inclusion : achieving pluralism at MIT / Samuel D. Proctor -- From dreams to reality / Elizabeth B. Rawlins -- On behalf of justice / Gregory C. Chisholm, S.J. -- The dream and hope, the nightmare of reality : closing the gap for our youth / Nikki Giovanni -- Linking the civil rights movement to MIT and Dr. Kijng's dream : reality-- closing the gap / Benjamin L. Hooks -- The dream and reality : closing the gap / Margaret A. Burnham -- Where do we go from here : chaos or community? / William H. Gray III -- The movement for economic and social justice: 1994 and beyond / Coretta Scott King -- Martin Luther King's open letter to Newt Gingrich / A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr.
Summary Bringing together speeches given at the Institute's annual King Day convocation, this book celebrates two decades of commitment by MIT to honoring the memory and furthering the work of Martin Luther King, Jr. In reading these speeches, one catches in reflection twenty years of turmoil and change, some positive (including an increasing number of speakers drawn from the ranks of MIT's African-American alumni/ae) but much negative, in which Dr. King's dream has been a continuing beacon for action. Speakers have included leaders who are prominent both nationally and in the local (Boston/Cambridge) community, in accordance with Dr. King's dual emphasis on global and local issues. The book closes with Coretta Scott King's twentieth-anniversary address in 1994. The 1995 speech by A. Leon Higginbotham is included as an appendix.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
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ISBN 0585003254 (electronic bk.)
9780585003252 (electronic bk.)
0262731150
0262231875
9780262731157 (pbk.)
9780262231879
OCLC # 42328586
Additional Format Print version: Reflections of the dream. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1996 0262731150 (DLC) 94077837 (OCoLC)34924515
Table of Contents
 Foreword / Charles M. Vest, Mark S. Wrighton 
 Acknowledgments 
 Introduction / Clarence G. Williams1
 Martin Luther King, Jr., What Does He Mean to Me? (1975) / Hubert E. Jones37
 Reflection of the Dream: Past, Present and Future (1976) / Walter J. Leonard43
 The Dream: Education Is Freedom (1977) / Muriel S. Snowden55
 Keeping the Dream Alive (1978) / Jerome H. Holland63
 The Dream: When Will We Overcome? (1979) / Melvin G. Brown73
 Do You Remember? (1980) / Anthony C. Campbell81
 King: What Progress Since the Dream? (1981) / LeRoy Attles, Samuel D. Proctor89
 The Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the New Movement for Justice (1982) / Charles S. Brown113
 Rekindling the Spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr. in a Time of Retrenchment (1983) / Price M. Cobbs, A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr.127
 The Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Path to Human Dignity and Freedom (1984) / John R. Bryant, Helen G. Edmonds147
 The Unfinished Agenda of Martin Luther King, Jr. in the Context of the Eighties (1985) / John H. Adams, Julius L. Chambers, Leo Marx, Michael R. Winston163
 Living the Dream: To Believe and Achieve (1986) / Shirley Ann Jackson193
 Introspection, Outreach and Inclusion: Achieving Pluralism at MIT (1987) / Samuel D. Proctor205
 From Dreams to Reality (1988) / Elizabeth B. Rawlins215
 On Behalf of Justice (1989) / Gregory C. Chisholm223
 The Dream and Hope, the Nightmare of Reality: Closing the Gap for our Youth (1990) / Nikki Giovanni235
 Linking the Civil Rights Movement to MIT and Dr. King's Dream: Reality - Closing the Gap (1991) / Benjamin L. Hooks245
 The Dream and Reality: Closing the Gap (1992) / Margaret A. Burnham255
 Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? (1993) / William H. Gray III267
 The Movement for Economic and Social Justice: 1994 and Beyond (1994) / Coretta Scott King279
 Appendix: Martin Luther King's Open Letter to Newt Gingrich (1995) / A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr.289
 Index305