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Social Justice Topics @ Pitt: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Resources

This guide was created to celebrate the life and legacy of civil rights activist, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Finding Articles

Reference articles are great places to find background information on any topic. Use the following books and databases to find articles on Martin Luther King, Jr. and other important people, events and places of the civil rights movement.

Reference Books

Online Reference Collections

Databases are online collections of high quality scholarly research information that can be searched by topic or keyword.  Databases are great sources for full text of articles, photographs, newspapers, and more. Use the featured databases below for information on social justice topics.

Featured Databases

African American History and Culture Databases

Find additional databases on Africana Studies on the A-Z Databases Listing.

Newspaper Databases

Find additional historic newspapers at the Newspapers @ Pitt libguide.