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DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING,JR.
CELEBRATION
PRESENTER
DR. REX FORTUNE
YOLO COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION
JANUARY 22, 2020
FOUR QUESTIONS WILL GUIDE OUR
DISCUSSION TODAY.
 HOW DID MICHAEL KING BECOME DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.?
 WHAT WERE THE...
Fearless & Courageous because he
knew:
 African American suffered nearly for three hundred years under
slavery in USA inc...
The Half Has Never Been Told:
Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism
13 years
Most of what we celebrate about Dr.
Martin Luther King Jr. occurred between
1955 and 1968.
Rosa Parks and the Montgomery
Boycott
Image Source:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montgomery_bus_boycott
The 1955, 13-month boycott brought the city’s
economy to its knees.
Image Source: https://www.socialistalternative.org/201...
Who Inspired Martin Luther King Jr.?
 Rev. Martin Luther King, Sr.
 Other outstanding members of the clergy
 Reverend D...
Reverend Martin Luther King, Sr., pastor of
Ebenezer Baptist Church, 1931
Image Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mart...
Dr. Benjamin E. Mays
President of Morehouse College,
Mentor to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Image Source: https://en.wikipe...
Mahatma Gandhi
Indian lawyer, politician, social activist, and writer, leader of the
nonviolent nationalist movement resul...
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Dr. Martin Luther King’s Books
1) Stride Towards Freedom
(1958)
2) The Measure of a Man
(1959)...
Dr. King’s Civil Rights Protests Inspired
Support
from President John Kennedy &
President Lyndon Johnson
 CIVIL RIGHTS AC...
Civil Rights Act of 1964
 ABOLISHMENT OF UNFAIR APPLICATIONS FOR VOTERS OF COLOR
 PROHIBITION OF DISCRIMINATION IN PUBLI...
VOTING RIGHTS ACT OF 1965
 ELIMINATION OF BARRIERS AT STATE AND LOCAL LEVELS THAT PREVENTED
AFRICAN AMERICANS FROM EXERCI...
Martin L. King & key leaders meet
President Johnson over civil right
legislation
• Roy Wilkens, NAACP
• James Farmer, CORE...
ELEMENTARY & SECONDARY
EDUCATION ACT OF 1965
 TITLE I: FUNDING FOR SCHOOLS WITH HIGH PERCENTAGE OF LOW-
INCOME FAMILIES T...
ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY ACT OF
1964
 ESTABLISHED THE OFFICE OF ECONOMIC OPPORTUNTIY TO
ADMINISTER LOCAL APPLICATION OF FUNDS...
What Issues Would Engage Dr. King
today?
 Mass Incarceration of African American and Hispanic Men
 Education: The Achiev...
2018 California General & In-Custody
Population by Ethnicity
GENERAL POP INCARCERATED POPULATION
Hispanic 39% 43.8% 56,624...
The New Jim Crow
MLK Memorial
Washington, D.C.
Image Source: https://www.charlestonchronicle.net/2018/01/26/dream-of-
king-monument-in-char...
2019 California Achievement Gap in
Math & English Language Arts
What Is MLK’s Legacy Effect on
Our Actions?
 Speculating about how Dr. King would lead today is not
enough.
 We must cho...
20 Mostly Hispanic Schools Bridging
the Achievement Gap
11 Mostly African American Schools
Bridging the Achievement Gap
Best Practices Themes of Schools
Bridging the Achievement Gap
 School leaders with a plan, expecting all students to succ...
TAKE-A-WAYS
TO CELEBRATE THE LEGACY OF DR. KING, WILL I;
 PICK A CAUSE, ISSUE, OR MISSION THAT I WILL UNDERTAKE TODAY?
 ...
I’ve Been to the Mountain Top.
I’ve Seen the Promise Land.
Image Source: https://washington.org/visit-dc/martin-luther-kin...
FINALE
This presentation,
our books and videos
are available on our
website
www.fortuneandassociates.com
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Presentation at Yolo County Office of Education, by Dr. Rex Fortune Jr., January 2020
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Presentation at Yolo County Office of Education, by Dr. Rex Fortune Jr., January 2020
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Presentation at Yolo County Office of Education, by Dr. Rex Fortune Jr., January 2020
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Presentation at Yolo County Office of Education, by Dr. Rex Fortune Jr., January 2020

  1. 1. DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING,JR. CELEBRATION PRESENTER DR. REX FORTUNE YOLO COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION JANUARY 22, 2020
  2. 2. FOUR QUESTIONS WILL GUIDE OUR DISCUSSION TODAY.  HOW DID MICHAEL KING BECOME DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.?  WHAT WERE THE MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF DR. KING?  IF DR. KING WERE ALIVE TODAY, WHAT WOULD BE HIS MAJOR CONCERNS?  WHAT WILL I DO THAT DEMONSTRATES THE EFFECT DR. KING’S LEGACY ON MY LIFE?
  3. 3. Fearless & Courageous because he knew:  African American suffered nearly for three hundred years under slavery in USA including lynching, often for just the sport of it.  Free slave labor created enormous wealth for others.  Slavery restricted opportunities for slaves to make progress, even after the Civil War was won and Reconstruction was undertaken.  Plantation owners fought the bloody Civil War to maintain their lifestyles of comfort and entitlement, so well documented in films and books.  The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism by Professor Edward Baptist tells how cotton and sugar cane were major crops that slaves harvested by wealthy land owners.
  4. 4. The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism
  5. 5. 13 years Most of what we celebrate about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. occurred between 1955 and 1968.
  6. 6. Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Boycott Image Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montgomery_bus_boycott
  7. 7. The 1955, 13-month boycott brought the city’s economy to its knees. Image Source: https://www.socialistalternative.org/2016/11/16/60th-anniversary- montgomery-bus-boycott-struggle-sparked-civil-rights-movement/
  8. 8. Who Inspired Martin Luther King Jr.?  Rev. Martin Luther King, Sr.  Other outstanding members of the clergy  Reverend Dr. Benjamin E. Mays  Mahatma Gandhi
  9. 9. Reverend Martin Luther King, Sr., pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church, 1931 Image Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Luther_King_Sr.
  10. 10. Dr. Benjamin E. Mays President of Morehouse College, Mentor to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Image Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Mays
  11. 11. Mahatma Gandhi Indian lawyer, politician, social activist, and writer, leader of the nonviolent nationalist movement resulting in the end of British rule of India in 1947. Image Source: https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Mahatma_Gandhi
  12. 12. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. Martin Luther King’s Books 1) Stride Towards Freedom (1958) 2) The Measure of a Man (1959) 3) Strength to Love (1963) 4) I Have a Dream (1963) 5) Why We Can’t Wait (1964) 6) Where Do We Go From Here (1967) 7) The Trumpet of Conscience (1968) 8) T he Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. Image Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Luther_King_Jr.
  13. 13. Dr. King’s Civil Rights Protests Inspired Support from President John Kennedy & President Lyndon Johnson  CIVIL RIGHTS ACT of 1964  VOTING RIGHTS ACT of 1965  ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY ACT of 1965 (ESEA Title I)  Other ”War on Poverty Programs” created by President Johnson
  14. 14. Civil Rights Act of 1964  ABOLISHMENT OF UNFAIR APPLICATIONS FOR VOTERS OF COLOR  PROHIBITION OF DISCRIMINATION IN PUBLICLLY OWNED BUSINESSES LIKE HOTELS, RESTAURANTS, AND THEATERS  PUBLIC FACILITIES SHOULD BE OPEN TO ALL: NO PERSON DENIED  DESEGREGATION OF SCHOOLS: ATTORNEY GENERAL TO FILE SUITS AGAINST SCHOOLS THAT MAINTAINED SEGREGATION POLICIES  DISALLOWMENT OF FEDERAL FUNDS TO ORGANIZATION PRACTICING DISCRIMINATION  PROHIBITION OF DISCRIMINATION IN THE WORKFORCE BASED ON RACE, GENDER OR RELIGIOUS ORIENTATION  CREATION OF EQUAL OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION TO ENFORCE LAWS REGARDING FAIR HIRING PRACTICES AND EQUAL PAY
  15. 15. VOTING RIGHTS ACT OF 1965  ELIMINATION OF BARRIERS AT STATE AND LOCAL LEVELS THAT PREVENTED AFRICAN AMERICANS FROM EXERCISING THEIR RIGHT TO VOTE AS GUARANTEED UNDER THE 15TH AMENDMENT TO THE U.S. CONSTITUTION.  TELLING BLACKS THEY HAD THE WRONG DATE, TIME OR POLLING PLACE  CHARGING A POLL TAX IN ORDER TO VOTE  FORCING BLACKS TO TAKE A LITERACY TESTS, LIKE RECITE THE ENTIRE CONSTITUTION OR EXPLAINING THE MOST COMPLEX PROVISION OF STATE LAWS  PRESIDENT JOHNSON SIGNED THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT INTO LAW ON AUGUST 6, 1965 WITH DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. AND OTHER CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS PRESENT AT THE CEREMONY.
  16. 16. Martin L. King & key leaders meet President Johnson over civil right legislation • Roy Wilkens, NAACP • James Farmer, CORE • Martin L. King, Jr., SCLC • Whitney Young, Urban League • President Lyndon Johnson Image Source: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/critics-say-selma-inaccurately-claims-lbj-clashed- with-mlk-over-civil-rights/
  17. 17. ELEMENTARY & SECONDARY EDUCATION ACT OF 1965  TITLE I: FUNDING FOR SCHOOLS WITH HIGH PERCENTAGE OF LOW- INCOME FAMILIES TO CLOSE GAPS IN READING, WRITING AND MATHEMATICS. PARENT INVOLVEMENT  TITLE II: SUPPORT SCHOOL LIBRARIES AND TEXTBOOK ACQUISITION   TITLE III: SUPPLEMENTAL CENTERS TO BOLSTER ATTENDANCE  TITLE IV: EDUCATIONAL TRAINING AND RESEARCH  TITLE V: STATE DEPARTMENTS OF EDUCATION
  18. 18. ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY ACT OF 1964  ESTABLISHED THE OFFICE OF ECONOMIC OPPORTUNTIY TO ADMINISTER LOCAL APPLICATION OF FUNDS TARGETED AGAINST POVERTY. IT CREATED:  COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAMS  JOB CORPS  HEADSTART  VOLUNTEERS IN SERVICE TO AMERICA (VISTA)
  19. 19. What Issues Would Engage Dr. King today?  Mass Incarceration of African American and Hispanic Men  Education: The Achievement Gap at Every Level, Not Just Desegregation  How Should We Respond to Poverty and Those Who Cannot Escape it?  Gun Violence  How Can All People Gain Access to Adequate Health Care?  Immigration: Fairness & Humane Policies
  20. 20. 2018 California General & In-Custody Population by Ethnicity GENERAL POP INCARCERATED POPULATION Hispanic 39% 43.8% 56,624 Black 6% 28.4% 36,731 White 37% 21.2% 27,407 Other 18% 6.6% 8,665 TOTAL 100% 100 % 129,417
  21. 21. The New Jim Crow
  22. 22. MLK Memorial Washington, D.C. Image Source: https://www.charlestonchronicle.net/2018/01/26/dream-of- king-monument-in-charleston-remains-a-dream-deferred/
  23. 23. 2019 California Achievement Gap in Math & English Language Arts
  24. 24. What Is MLK’s Legacy Effect on Our Actions?  Speculating about how Dr. King would lead today is not enough.  We must choose our own paths to overcome injustice. Mama said to me, “what you do speaks so loudly, I can’t hear what you say.” So, what do I do to address ways to overcome the achievement gap?
  25. 25. 20 Mostly Hispanic Schools Bridging the Achievement Gap
  26. 26. 11 Mostly African American Schools Bridging the Achievement Gap
  27. 27. Best Practices Themes of Schools Bridging the Achievement Gap  School leaders with a plan, expecting all students to succeed  Teachers who believe all students can and will succeed  Parents who commit to helping students at home & support school  Frequent assessments & adjustments to instructional strategies  Professional development for teachers & time for collaboration  Technology for instruction, family communication, data analysis  Additional time for students who fall behind  Student experiences to encourage college & careers  Learning opportunities for parents  Engaged community supporters
  28. 28. TAKE-A-WAYS TO CELEBRATE THE LEGACY OF DR. KING, WILL I;  PICK A CAUSE, ISSUE, OR MISSION THAT I WILL UNDERTAKE TODAY?  BECOME ENGAGED POLITICALLY, IF THAT IS WHAT IT TAKES, TO AFFECT CHANGE IN MY CLASSROOM, SCHOOL, DISTRICT, COLLEGE, COMMUNITY?  BE INSPIRED TO TAKE ACTIONS TO REACH MY GOALS?  HAVE SOMETHING TO REPORT THAT I WILL HAVE ACTUALLY ACCOMPLISHED BY DR. KING’S BIRTHDAY IN 2021?
  29. 29. I’ve Been to the Mountain Top. I’ve Seen the Promise Land. Image Source: https://washington.org/visit-dc/martin-luther-king-jr-memorial
  30. 30. FINALE This presentation, our books and videos are available on our website www.fortuneandassociates.com

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Presentation at Yolo County Office of Education, on January 2020, by Dr. Rex Fortune, President/CEO of Fortune and Associates. www.fortuneandassociates.com

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