Martin Luther King Jr. Day (January)

Themes in Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Sermons (Speaker: Don Boileau)

Posted: September 29, 2014 at 7:46 pm, Last Updated: June 4, 2024 at 5:46 pm

Most of our knowledge about MLK, Jr. is through his political speeches. This presentation focus on spiritual themes found in 8 of his sermons. While one can see many links to his political life, Dr. King was an ordained minister who started his career as a person who gave sermons.

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Don Boileau

Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” Speech (Speaker: Don Boileau)

Posted: September 26, 2014 at 8:33 pm, Last Updated: June 5, 2024 at 3:16 pm

This speech is one of the greatest speeches in US History because of its structure, word selection, and message. Even though many of the word choices are different today King’s use of metaphor and imagery reflect the needs of the time. It was an opportunity that maybe only King could have the necessary ethos to […]

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Don Boileau