EULOGY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. By Benjamin E. Mays...Atlanta, Georgia April 9, 1968 Reprinted At The Request Of State Representative Mrs. Daisy Elliot
np, 1968. Paperback. Very Good. Item #22-2368
8.5 x 5.5", printed stapled cream wraps, unpaginated (8pp including covers). Very light edge toning else very good to fine condition. State representative Daisy Elliot was a well known Civil Rights advocate. She submitted proposals (with others) for a Michigan Civil Rights Commission, assisted in forming the Legislative Black Caucus. Elliott, a Democrat, may be best remembered for sponsoring with Republican Mel Larsen the Elliot-Larsen Civil Rights Acts which banned discrimination statewide in employment, housing and public accommodations based on race, religion, age, etc. In a tribute at her death it was recalled that she worked with Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks. Benjamin E. Mays, President Emeritus of Morehouse College writes of his former student, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. "If we love Martin Luther King, Jr., and respect him...let us see to it that he did not die in vain, let us see to it that we do not dishonor his name by trying to solve our problems through rioting..." Very SCARCE.