“Americans all across our great country and people around the world have been inspired to achieve great things because of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – because of his teachings and because of his life.”

—Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Where Do We Go from Here?” Sermon, 50 Years Later

On August 16, 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “Where Do We Go from Here” sermon at the annual convention of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Fifty years later, Dr. King’s words ring truer than ever today. For today’s occasion, we’re sharing an excerpt from his sermon, which can be found in full in The Radical King. (Read more)

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Dr. Cornel West

These days, few people appreciate how truly radical Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was. Arranged thematically in four parts, The Radical King includes twenty-one selections, curated and introduced by Cornel West, that illustrate King’s revolutionary Christian vision as a democratic socialist, underscoring his identification with the poor, his unapologetic opposition to the Vietnam War, and his crusade against global imperialism.