By Angela Farris Watkins
The niece of Martin Luther King, Jr. reveals six timeless and universal principles that encompass the civil rights leader’s greatest legacy: Love will see you through.
Growing up as the niece of Martin Luther King Jr., Angela Farris Watkins witnessed firsthand the principles and values that “Uncle M.L.” practiced and lived by throughout his fight for equality. Drawing from experiences and episodes both personal and well-known, Dr. Watkins artfully details the guiding beliefs of one of the greatest men in history. Including “have courage” and “love your enemies,” these six hallmarks of virtue and nonviolence reinforce the truth that “the universe honors love” and will inspire readers of all ages.
Love Will See You Through: Martin Luther King Jr.
Angela Farris Watkins, PhD, is the niece of Martin Luther King Jr. She is an associate professor of psychology at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Watkins is a certified trainer of Kingian Nonviolence, the principles and steps of social change espoused by her uncle. Her books for children include Love Will See You Through: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Six Guiding Beliefs; My Uncle Martin’s Words for America; and My Uncle Martin’s Big Heart.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2014
Length 32 pages
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Social Issues | Values & Virtues
- People & Places | United States - African-American
- Biography & Autobiography | Social Activists
- King, Martin Luther -Philosophy