A King Celebration 2003
Music, Performers, and the Arts
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
debuted in 1945 and is one of the youngest American orchestras to achieve prominence in the last quarter-century.
Morehouse College Glee Club
Dr. King graduated from Morehouse -- a historically black, private, liberal arts college for men. Morehouse's Glee Club will perform at this year's "A King Celebration"
Spelman College Glee Club
The Glee Club of this top rated women's college will perform at this year's "A King Celebration Concert."
Undine Smith Moore: "My Life in Music"
As published in the IAWM Journal, February 1997
The National Black Arts Festival
The Festival brings to the stage a full spectrum of artistic disciplines from dance, music and literature to film, drama and the visual arts.
Educational & Research
The King Center
The Center is a research, educational and training center dedicated to promoting Dr. King's work and his philosophy of nonviolence.
MLK Jr. Memorial Foundation, Inc.
The Foundation works to promote and further Dr. King's philosophy of non-violent activism
The National Park Service
The NPS offers guided tours of the home where Dr. King grew up.
The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Making of a Mind by John J. Ansboro
Parting the Waters: America in the King Years, 1954-1963 by Taylor Branch
King: A Biography by David L. Lewis
Voice of Deliverance: The Language of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Keith D. Miller
A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr., James M. Washington, ed.
Black Music in America
The Black Composer Speaks, by David Baker et al
America's Black Musical Heritage, by Tilford Brooks
We Shall Overcome, by Guy and Candance Dcarawan
Black Music In Our Culture and Bibliography of Black Music, by Dominique-Rene DeLerma
Black Women Composers: A Genisis, by Mildred Denby Green
The Music of Black Americans: A History, by Eileen Southern
Jazz, by Langston Hughes
Jazz: My Music, My People, by Morgan Monceaux
Thank You, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.! by Eleanora E. Tate