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A Mindful MLK Day

Monday, January 1, 2007

Observed on the third Monday of each year, Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday can spark conversations about racial and economic equity as well as get students and teachers engaged in community service. It also can provide an opportunity to think about what media-whether archival news clips or sound recordings of Dr. King's speeches-say about social justice.

Senior Research Associate Shelley Pasnik explores, "What we can learn from studying the civil rights movement and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s vision," in this Media Smart Tips column written for Cable in the Classroom Magazine

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