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What is the Meaning Behind These Categories?

These categories are intended to orient you to the substance of the article and to communicate our framework for understanding the endowments that constitute civic life. This “human ecology” model is at the core of the Thriving Cities Project, a research initiative of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture.

The Good

The Negro and the Constitution

King’s first recorded public address—given when he was 14 years old—identifies the basic tension at the heart of the American experiment.
 

By Martin Luther King, Jr. | Vol. 32

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Some Things We Must Do

In the wake of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, a 28-year-old King speaks about the basic principles of the movement he was now leading.
 

By Martin Luther King, Jr. | Vol. 32

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Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech

King, a 33-year-old Nobel laureate, argues that the chief problem facing humanity is what he called the “spiritual and moral lag” enemic to modern life.
 

By Martin Luther King, Jr. | Vol. 32

The Good

Beyond Vietnam

One year to the day before his death, King examines American action in Vietnam through the lens of his philosophy of nonviolence.
 

By Martin Luther King, Jr. | Vol. 32

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On King

A summary of this week’s pieces, selected from the work of minister, thinker, and civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.
 

By Philip Lorish & Greg Thompson | Vol. 32

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