Civil Rights Day: 20 Books About Leaders in the Pursuit for Equality

Posted on January 16, 2023

by Teresa A

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day we honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s monumental contributions to the Civil Rights Movement. While his prominence was earned through his dedication, service, and life, he was not alone in this pursuit. Many individuals strived to ensure Black and African Americans were treated with dignity and humanity. Below are memoirs and biographical works of those who dared to stand and advocate for themselves and others in the face of discrimination, hate, and violence.