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MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.

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Burning Truth in the South

"A GENERATION OF YOUNG PEOPLE HAS COME OUT OF DECADES OF SHADOWS TO FACE NAKED STATE POWER"

KING, Jr., Martin Luther. Burning Truth in the South. Madison, Wisconsin, 1960.

First publication of King's provocative and timely work on student protests and sit-ins across the South, declaring "it is no overstatement to characterize these events as historic.. an integral part of the history which is reshaping the world, replacing a dying order with modern democracy." $1250.

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Why We Can't Wait

"NEVER IN AMERICAN HISTORY HAD A GROUP SEIZED THE STREETS, THE SQUARES, THE SACROSANCT BUSINESS THOROUGHFARES AND THE MARBLED HALL OF GOVERNMENT TO PROTEST AND PROCLAIM THE UNENDURABILITY OF THEIR OPPRESSION"

KING Jr., Martin Luther. Why We Can't Wait. New York, Evanston, and London, 1964.

First edition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s eloquent and impassioned defense of what he deemed “the Negro revolution." $1250.

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Fumbling on the New Frontier

"THE OPPORTUNITY IS NOT YET LOST… BUT THE CLOCK OF HISTORY IS NEARING THE MIDNIGHT HOUR"

KING, Jr., Martin Luther. Fumbling on the New Frontier. New York, 1962.

First separate printing of Dr. King's provocative analysis of the Kennedy record on civil rights, King's much-anticipated successor to the opening 1961 article in his annual Nation series, with this bold 1962 work invoking Lincoln to declare, "impotence at a moment of kaleidoscopic world change is even worse than error." $1100.

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