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Martin Luther King, Jr. : Martin Luther King, Jr. OCC Library Resources

MLK Resources at the OCC Library

The OCC Libraries have a variety of books, articles, and audio-visual materials about Martin Luther King Jr.  For more information about these resources and more, ask an OCC Reference Librarian for assistance.

MLK portrait at Orchard Ridge Campus King Library
Find out more about the portrait of Martin Luther King, Jr. in the Orchard Ridge King Library.

Learn more about OCC's 2020 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Convocation.

Download a Handout

Use the link below to download a PDF handout of related resources.

Books Available at OCC Libraries

Articles Available Through OCC Libraries Databases

To access the titles below from off campus, enter your MyOCC ID and password when prompted.
Bruyneel, Kevin. "The King's Body: The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and The Politics of Collective Memory."  History & Memory vol. 26, no.1, 2014: pp. 75-108.  Available online in several databases.
Kimbrough, Walter M. “50 years Later, What Would Dr. King Say?” Chronicle of Higher, vol.150 no.8,  2018, pp.16. Available online in several databases.
Reardon, Patrick T.  “Tell’em About the Dream, Martin!”National Catholic Reporter. 30 Aug.2013. Available online in several databases.
Reed, Harry A.  “Martin Luther King, Jr.: History and Memory, Reflections on Dreams and Silences.” The Journal of Negro History, vol.84 no.2 1999, pp.150-166.  Available online in JSTOR.
Ross, Brooke.  “50 Years Later: The 1968 assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. stunned the nation, but his work continues to inspire the pursuit of racial equality in America.” New York Times Upfront 29 Jan. 2018. Available online in several databases.
Samuels, Allison. “Reliving MLK’s Last Hours.” Newsweek  5 Sept. 2011.  Available online in several databases.
Sokol, Jason. “The World Stands Aghast: The Death of Martin Luther King Jr. in Global Perspective.” Journal of African American History  vol.103 no.1, 2018, pp. 343-369. Available online in University of Chicago Press Journals.

Audio / Visual/ Streaming Video Materials Available at OCC Libraries

To access the streaming video titles below from off campus, enter your MyOCC ID and password when prompted.
The Assassination of Martin Luther King. New York: Films Media Group, 2007. Streaming Video. Available online in Films on Demand.
Citizen King 1963-1968. Alexandria, VA: PBS Home Video, 2004. DVD. 
Available at RO campus library.
Civil Rights Historians Discuss Martin Luther King Jr. MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, 2005. Streaming video. Available online in Films on Demand.
King, Martin Luther, Jr., The Wisdom of Martin Luther King, Jr.. Passport Audio, 2006. CD. 
Available at AH campus library.
Martin Luther King Jr. Historic Speeches and Interviews. DALNET, 2008. Streaming Video. 
Available online at  
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