This book was an excellent account of MLK and related events leading to his assassination in Memphis.
To anyone who has little knowledge of this watershed moment in our history, which probably means most of us, I can't recommend this book highly enough.
Honey is an award-winning historian who has written two previous excellent books that demonstrate his skill as an oral historian.
this book is eye opening for those that constantly think the Civil Right's movement was "over blown" .. or hey..it's over.. let's move on.. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Trezrun Lawrence
Dr king was more than a Civil Rights leader - he was the originator of the awareness expressed by Occupy Wall Street -- the 1 % vs the 99 %Published 5 months ago by martin.morand
Prof. Honey does an excellent job of bringing together the facts surrounding the 1968 sanitation workers strike in Memphis, TN and its intersection with MLK's poor peoples... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Auntie Jpeg
A friend told me about this book as education on the history of unions, but it is so much more. It has become one of my favorite books of all time.Published 12 months ago by Jennifer Martin
I am moved beyond words by this book. As someone who has been active in strikes and the labor movement, I have been enthralled by the story of the Memphis Santitation Workers'... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Sandor
This book was an excellent account of MLK and related events leading to his assassination in Memphis. Strongly recommended for anyone interested in history or sociology.Published on July 20, 2009 by Roxann Lindsay