Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?

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Beacon Press, Jan 1, 2010 - Social Science - 223 pages
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In 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., isolated himself from the demands of the civil rights movement, rented a house in Jamaica with no telephone, and labored over his final manuscript. In this prophetic work, which has been unavailable for more than ten years, he lays out his thoughts, plans, and dreams for America's future, including the need for better jobs, higher wages, decent housing, and quality education. With a universal message of hope that continues to resonate, King demanded an end to global suffering, asserting that humankind-for the first time-has the resources and technology to eradicate poverty.

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User Review  - Joe Plourde - Goodreads

Excellent read. This man was truly a leader for the time. Where is the Martin Luther King Jr. for today? Without love there is chaos. Read full review

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User Review  - John Daniel - Goodreads

A classic! Sound evidence that Martin Luther King, Jr. was a modern day prophet. Do you ever think that maybe MLK is a little overrated? Like maybe he's the Ronald Reagan of progressives? Well, if you read this book, you'll see he was every bit as awesome as people say he was. Read full review


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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929–-1968), Nobel Peace Prize laureate and architect of the nonviolent civil rights movement, was among the twentieth century's most influential figures. One of the greatest orators in U.S. history, Dr. King is the author of several books, including Where Do We Go From Here (Beacon / 0067-0 / $14.00 pb). His speeches, sermons, and writings are inspirational and timeless classics. Dr. King was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968.

Coretta Scott King (1927–2006), the wife of Martin Luther King, Jr., was an American author and human rights activist. She helped lead the civil rights movement after King's assassination, carrying the message of nonviolence and the dream of a beloved community to many countries, and spearheading coalitions and foundations.

Civil rights activist Vincent Harding was a friend and colleague of King and worked with Coretta Scott King to establish the King Center in Atlanta, serving as its first director. A distinguished theologian and historian, he is the award-winning author of several books and lives in Denver, Colorado.

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