The Martin Luther King Jr. Papers Project
This site from Stanford is a "research effort to assemble and disseminate historical information concerning Martin Luther King, Jr. and the social movements in which he participated." Includes text and audio of speeches, links, bio, publications and life chronology. Front page has a nice set of "Frequently Asked Documents" links.
MLK history, media information and information on current and past celebrations (includes dates, locations and times).
Seattle Times: Martin Luther King Bio
This in-depth biographical information was created to mark the 70th anniversary of King's birth. Includes a King timeline, civil rights timeline, photos, background and more.
MLKDay.org: Day of Service
An official 2002 holiday celebration site full of national news and resources about the day.
The King Center.org's Beloved Community Site
Group committed to preserving King's legacy and carrying his work forward.
History and Politics Out Loud
A database of famous political speeches, including John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Jr., Winston Churchill and Richard Nixon. Search by speech title, speaker's name or date. Note: Your browser may need plug-ins to hear the audio.
See how the Atlanta paper is covering the celebrations.
Holidays.net: MLK Day
Some basic background links.
FamilyEducation.com's MLK Page
This site helps families broaden their knowledge of King's life and legacy as they celebrate his birthday. Includes quizzes, resources, activities and background on Black history.