What, To the Black American, Is Martin Luther King Jr. Day? is a powerful op-ed piece in The New York Times by Chris Lebron.

Here’s an excerpt:


Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has written a shorter piece with a similar message for TIME, Why I Have Mixed Feelings About MLK Day. This one is probably a little more accessible to younger students.

I’m adding both to The Best Websites For Learning About Martin Luther King.