As Good as Anybody

As Good as Anybody

Martin Luther King and Abraham Joshua Heschel's Amazing March Towards Freedom

Book - 2008
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MARTIN LUTHER KING, Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschel. Their names stand for the quest for justice and equality.Martin grew up in a loving family in the American South, at a time when this country was plagued by racial discrimination. He aimed to put a stop to it. He became a minister like his daddy, and he preached and marched for his cause.Abraham grew up in a loving family many years earlier, in a Europe that did not welcome Jews. He found a new home in America, where he became a respected rabbi like his father, carrying a message of peace and acceptance.Here is the story of two icons for social justice, how they formed a remarkable friendship and turned their personal experiences of discrimination into a message of love and equality for all.
Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, c2008.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780375833359
0375833358
Call Number: 323.092 MICHELSON
Characteristics: p. ; cm.
Subjects: Heschel, Abraham Joshua, 1907-1972 -- Juvenile literature.
King, Martin Luther, -- Jr., 1929-1968 -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Relations with Jews -- Juvenile literature.
Friendship -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Jews -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Additional Contributors: Colón, Raúl

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