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    • The Other America - A Speech from The Radical King (Free)

    • By: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Cornel West - editor
    • Narrated by: Wanda Sykes
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 818
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 730
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 723

    In a rousing speech on race, poverty, and economic justice - given less than a year before his assassination - Martin Luther King Jr. drives home the mission behind his Poor People's Campaign. It is a clear-eyed look at the disparity of wealth in America, what it means for people of all colors - and a message of inspiration dedicated to the power of the people.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Profound

    • By Yesenia on 02-11-18

    Regular price: $0.00

    • The Radical King

    • By: Martin Luther King, Cornel West - editor
    • Narrated by: LeVar Burton, Gabourey Sidibe, Cornel West, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 269
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 245
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 241

    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., is celebrated as one of the greatest orators in US history, an ambassador for nonviolence who became the most recognizable leader of the civil rights movement. But after more than 40 years, few people appreciate how truly radical he was. The Radical King includes 23 selections, curated and introduced by Dr. Cornel West, including essays and speeches that were never recorded for posterity - a revelation for King's legacy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Alternative View of Martin Luther King

    • By Deborah Jacob on 04-13-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr.

    • By: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Clayborne Carson - editor
    • Narrated by: Levar Burton
    • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 742
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 543
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 542

    He was a husband, a father, a preacher - and the preeminent leader of a movement that continues to transform America and the world. Now, in a special program commissioned and authorized by his family, here is the life and times of Martin Luther King, Jr. Featuring King's I Have a Dream Speech.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Fascinating Slice of History

    • By John-Mark Stensvaag on 08-05-03

    Regular price: $17.09

    • Where Do We Go from Here

    • Chaos or Community?
    • By: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Coretta Scott King - foreword, Vincent Harding - introduction
    • Narrated by: J. D. Jackson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 57
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      5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 49

    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 was unavailable for more than 10 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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well worth the read and still very relevant.

    • By Brian M on 03-16-18

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Letter from Birmingham Jail

    • By: Martin Luther King Jr.
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 390
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 347
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 342

    April 16th, the year is 1963. Birmingham, Alabama, has had a spring of nonviolent protests known as the Birmingham Campaign, seeking to draw attention to the segregation against blacks by the city government and downtown retailers. The organizers longed to create a nonviolent tension so severe that the powers that be would be forced to address the rampant racism head on. Recently arrested was Martin Luther King, Jr.... It is there in that jail cell that he writes this letter; on the margins of a newspaper he pens this defense of nonviolence against segregation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great audio of historical document

    • By EmilyK on 04-28-14

    Regular price: $5.59

    • Why We Can't Wait

    • By: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Dorothy Cotton - introduction
    • Narrated by: J. D. Jackson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 26

    On April 16, 1963, as the violent events of the Birmingham campaign unfolded in the city's streets, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., composed a letter from his prison cell in response to local religious leaders' criticism of the campaign. The resulting piece of extraordinary protest writing, "Letter from Birmingham Jail", was widely circulated and published in numerous periodicals. After the conclusion of the campaign and the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963, King further developed the ideas introduced in the letter in Why We Can't Wait.

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Martin Luther King's I Have A Dream Speech

    • By: Martin Luther King Jr.
    • Narrated by: Martin Luther King Jr.
    • Length: 16 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 85

    "I have a dream today." On August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King spoke these words as he addressed a crowd of more than 200,000 civil rights protesters gathered at The Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. Two months earlier, President John Kennedy had sent a civil rights bill to Congress, but it was struck down. Although Kennedy was concerned about the possibility of widespread violence during this protest, he realized he was powerless to stop it and embraced the movement instead.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fills My Heart

    • By Cassandra on 01-16-15

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Speeches by Martin Luther King Jr.: The Ultimate Collection

    • By: Martin Luther King Jr.
    • Narrated by: Martin Luther King Jr.
    • Length: 16 hrs and 59 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 124
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101

    Listen "live" to one of the most iconic orators of all times in this packed-full collection of Martin Luther King Jr. speeches. King's rich and passionate style of delivery will transport you back to the era of the civil-rights movement, when King advocated non-violent resistance in the pursuit of equality and dignity not only for blacks but for all mankind. Seldom has any leader since inspired and captivated an audience worldwide and motivated a nation to action.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Audio quality is abysmal

    • By Michael Hotz on 05-17-15

    Regular price: $6.99

    • Martin Luther King

    • The Essential Box Set: The Landmark Speeches and Sermons of Martin Luther King, Jr.
    • By: Clayborne Carson, Kris Shepard, Peter Holloran, and others
    • Narrated by: Keith David, Jay Gregory, Martin Luther King
    • Length: 15 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101

    This definitive box set includes all the landmark speeches of the great orator and American leader Martin Luther King, Jr., from his inspirational "I Have a Dream" to his firey "Give Us the Ballot." Comprised of recordings previously included in A Call to Conscience and A Knock at Midnight, The Essential Box Set is a must-have for any home, library, or school collection.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Great Resource!

    • By Veronica on 01-19-10

    Regular price: $37.63

    • Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story

    • King Legacy Series #1
    • By: Martin Luther King Jr.
    • Narrated by: JD Jackson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 181
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 166
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 165

    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s account of the first successful large-scale application of nonviolent resistance in America is comprehensive, revelatory, and intimate. King described his book as "the chronicle of 50,000 Negroes who took to heart the principles of nonviolence, who learned to fight for their rights with the weapon of love, and who, in the process, acquired a new estimate of their own human worth."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A look into the mind of Dr King

    • By Georgia Burns on 02-06-16

    Regular price: $20.99

    • A Gift of Love

    • Sermons from Strength to Love and Other Preachings
    • By: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Coretta Scott King - foreword, Rev. Dr. Raphael G. Warnock - foreword
    • Narrated by: J. D. Jackson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
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    As Dr. King prepared for the Birmingham campaign in early 1963, he drafted the final sermons for Strength to Love, a volume of his best-known homilies. King had begun working on the sermons during a fortnight in jail in July 1962. Having been arrested for holding a prayer vigil outside Albany City Hall, King and Ralph Abernathy shared a jail cell for 15 days that was, according to King, ''dirty, filthy, and ill-equipped'' and "the worse I have ever seen." While behind bars, he spent uninterrupted time preparing the drafts for classic sermons....

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Measure of a Man

    • By: Martin Luther King Jr.
    • Narrated by: Troy W. Hudson
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    In August 1958, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., preached two sermons, "What Is Man?" and "The Dimensions of a Complete Life". With King's consent, the sermons were published by the Christian Education Press in a short book entitled The Measure of a Man. King first developed the theme of "What Is Man?" during his seminary days. King believed the sermon's title to be one of the most important questions confronting any generation, proposing that man is many things: a biological being, a being of spirit who is made in the image of God, and sinners in need of God's divine grace.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Timeless book!

    • By Dee on 09-22-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Where Do We Go From Here

    • From A Call to Conscience
    • By: Martin Luther King Jr.
    • Narrated by: Martin Luther King Jr.
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 59

    Where Do We Go From Here is a selection from A Call to Conscience, a milestone collection of Dr. King's most influential and best-known speeches. Presented here with an introduction written and read by Senator Edward M. Kennedy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • powerful

    • By Demetrius on 01-31-18

    Regular price: $2.26

    • I've Been to the Mountaintop

    • From A Call to Conscience
    • By: Martin Luther King Jr.
    • Narrated by: Martin Luther King Jr.
    • Length: 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 19

    I've Been to the Mountaintop is a selection from A Call to Conscience, a milestone collection of Dr. King's most influential and best-known speeches.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Still so inspiring

    • By DTSmith on 02-24-16

    Regular price: $2.26

    • A Knock at Midnight

    • Original Recordings of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.
    • By: Martin Luther King Jr.
    • Narrated by: Martin Luther King Jr.
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a leader and visionary of the civil rights movement, was first and foremost a preacher. This unique collection features a selection of Dr. King's best sermons - some not heard since he first delivered them!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best audible book yet

    • By J. A. McCarron on 03-11-04

    Regular price: $17.09

    • Who is My Neighbor

    • MLK Speaks: A 50th Anniversary Limited Edition Collection
    • By: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
    • Narrated by: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was the Co-Founding President of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in 1957. Found in the archives at the SCLC were eight never before heard audio works of Dr. King in which he prophetically articulates his vision for a better America and world. For the first time ever, these messages are being released to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The title of this message is "Who Is My Neighbor."

    Regular price: $3.60

    • Domestic Impact of the War

    • MLK Speaks: A 50th Anniversary Limited Edition Collection
    • By: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
    • Narrated by: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was the Co-Founding President of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in 1957. Found in the archives at the SCLC were eight never before heard audio works of Dr. King in which he prophetically articulates his vision for a better America and world...For the first time ever, these messages are being released to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The title of this message is "Domestic Impact of the War."

    Regular price: $3.60

    • Stand by the Best in Evil Times

    • MLK Speaks: A 50th Anniversary Limited Edition Collection
    • By: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
    • Narrated by: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was the Co-Founding President of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in 1957. Found in the archives at the SCLC were eight never before heard audio works of Dr. King in which he prophetically articulates his vision for a better America and world...For the first time ever, these messages are being released to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The title of this message is "Stand by the Best in Evil Times."

    Regular price: $3.60

    • Civil Rights At Crossroads

    • MLK Speaks: A 50th Anniversary Limited Edition Collection
    • By: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
    • Narrated by: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was the Co-Founding President of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in 1957. Found in the archives at the SCLC were eight never before heard audio works of Dr. King in which he prophetically articulates his vision for a better America and world. For the first time ever, these messages are being released to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The title of this message is "Civil Rights At Crossroads."

    Regular price: $3.60

    • Lost Sheep - The God of the Lost

    • MLK Speaks: A 50th Anniversary Limited Edition Collection
    • By: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
    • Narrated by: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was the Co-Founding President of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in 1957. Found in the archives at the SCLC were eight never before heard audio works of Dr. King in which he prophetically articulates his vision for a better America and world...For the first time ever, these messages are being released to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The title of this message is "Lost Sheep. "The God Of The Lost."

    Regular price: $3.60

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