Martin & Mahalia: His Words, Her Song

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Social Justice
Author(s):
Andrea Davis Pinkney
Illustrator(s):
Brian Pinkney
Age Group:
6-10
Publisher:
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN:
978-0316070133
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Social Justice

When Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his famous "I Have a Dream" speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, his strong voice and powerful message were joined and lifted in song by world-renowned gospel singer Mahalia Jackson. It was a moment that changed the course of history and is imprinted in minds forever.

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