Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Today we have a special class starter to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

  1. What is the main point Dr. King is making in this quote?

  2. Do you agree with Dr. King?

  3. What is an example of injustice in your world today?

  4. How does that injustice affect you?

  5. Do you agree that we are all tied together and interconnected?

  6. Describe any example you can think of where we are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality:

  7. Do you know why Dr. King was in the Birmingham Jail on April 16, 1963?

  8. Do you think you would go to jail to fight a modern injustice?

  9. What would Dr. King think about our world today?

  10. What do you think Dr. King's greatest legacy is?

  11. How are you celebrating today's King Holiday?


Learning Extension

One of the most important and moving letters in American history is Dr. King's brilliant and inspiring Letter from a Birmingham Jail. You can read it in a twenty minute sitting. We also have a great lesson on Dr. King’s Letter from a Birmingham Jail.


Action Extension

On social media or in person, share Dr. King’s quote and explain what it means to you.