What would Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. say to us today if he were to again share his dream?
In 2013, we celebrate Dr. King’s 84th birthday, and reflect upon the 50th anniversary of his historic I Have A Dream speech.
In this timely book first published in 2004, the author captures the voice of Dr. King in an imaginary letter that challenges and inspires us to improve our lives and our world, starting today. The book also includes a comprehensive resource guide with tools we can use to continue the profound work to which Dr. King devoted his life.
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Dream Again: The Continuing Challenge of Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Here’s what people are saying about To Dream Again:
"Anthony Welch's thought-provoking book inspires us to dream again and commit ourselves to the daily actions necessary to create a better life, community, and world. " – Cory Booker, Mayor of Newark, New Jersey
"Anthony Welch has inhabited his hero’s persona and written a letter to all Americans that will inspire people to experience the power and enduring relevance of Dr. King’s dream.” – Lee Kravitz, former Editor-in-Chief of Parade magazine
"Spending the last several years working in New Orleans, frustrated by what sometimes feels like impossible work, I have often pondered what my hero Dr. King would say about this country's response to Katrina and what advice he would give to a young leader like me. A re-read of Anthony Welch’s thoughtfully crafted letter has inspired me to stay the course and reminds me that it is our collective responsibility to find creative solutions to our world and community challenges.” - Orlando Watkins, former Vice President, Greater New Orleans Foundation
"To Dream Again invokes the courageous and steadfast spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King while inspiring the soul into action. It challenges each and every reader to create the personal will necessary to bring about positive non-violent social change and continue the Dream for a more just and peaceful world." – Julie Chavez Rodriguez, granddaughter of Cesar E. Chavez and former Programs Director of the Cesar E. Chavez Foundation