Discover ten crucial days in the life of activist and civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., in this installment of the 10 Days series.
Martin Luther King, Jr., lived 14,325 days, but then of them changed his world—and ours. Follow Dr. King’s journey from his teenage refusal to give up his bus seat to his famous “I Have a Dream” speech that inspired the world. This essential book includes historical black-and-white photographs, a selected bibliography, and an important introduction to the Civil Rights Movement—including the Montgomery bus boycott, the Freedom Rides, and Dr. King’s time in a Birmingham jail cell.
David Colbert is the author of New York Times bestseller Michelle Obama: An American Story. In addition to the 10 Daysseries, he wrote the acclaimed Eyewitness series of first-person history and the Magical Worlds series for children. More than two million copies of his books are in print in almost thirty languages.