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I"ve Seen the Promised Land

The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Published by Amistad .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography & Autobiography - Social Activists,
  • King, Martin Luther,,
  • Civil rights workers,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Political,
  • Myers, Walter Dean,
  • Jr.,,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • United States,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Religious,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / People of Color,
  • African Americans,
  • Clergy,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • 1929-1968,
  • Baptists,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLeonard Jenkins (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary binding
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9231251M
    ISBN 100060277041
    ISBN 109780060277048

    I've Seen the Promised Land | Myers tells the story of Dr. King's tireless pursuit of racial equality, set against the backdrop of key moments in the civil rights movement. Full : Amistad Press.   And I've seen the promised land. I may not get there with you. But I want you to know tonight, that we, as a people will get to the promised land. And I'm happy, tonight. I'm not worried about.

    I've Seen the Promised Land: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is one of the most celebrated figures of the twentieth century. A crusader for nonviolent social justice, he led African Americans in their demands for equality through peaceful protests during one of the most tumultuous times in recent history. Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy I've Seen the Promised Land: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at (4).

    For the slaves, the Promised Land represented emancipation—something that, at the time of "I've Been to the Mountaintop," had happened over years ago. And yet, as we know, Dr. King says African Americans still haven't reached the Promised Land. (Go ahead) And I've looked over (Yes sir), and I've seen the Promised Land. (Go ahead) I may not get there with you. (Go ahead) But I want you to know tonight (Yes), that we, as a people, will get to the Promised Land.


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And I've looked over. And I've seen the Promised Land. I may not get there with you. But I want you to know tonight, that we, as a people, will get to the promised land. And so I'm happy, tonight. I'm not worried about anything. I'm not fearing any man. Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord!.

And He's allowed me to go up to the mountain. And I've looked over. And I've seen the promised land. I may not get there with you. But I want you to know tonight, that we, as a people will get to the promised land. And I'm happy, tonight. I'm not worried about anything.

I'm not fearing any man. Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the. I've Seen the Promised Land: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Walter Dean Myers A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition.

Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The imagery of the "Promised Land" was invoked in African-American spirituals as heaven or paradise and as an escape from slavery, which can often only be reached by death.

The imagery and term have also been used in popular culture (see Promised Land (disambiguation)), sermons and in speeches.

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by Leonard Jenkins. Following up their portrait of Malcolm X (), Myers briefly traces Dr. King's career, and Jenkins adds kaleidoscopic collages that both depict major incidents and figures of the Civil Rights movement, and capture the time's turmoil.

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Author: Walter Dean Myers Illustrator: Leonard Jenkins Publisher: New York: HarperCollins/Amistad, Genre: Picture book biography Audience Age: 5 to 10 Themes, topics: Dr.

Martin Luther King, Jr., civil rights, equality, inspiration Opening Sentences: March The country was .