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Roadways Across America

Seems like every city has a street named after King. In 1998, we asked newspapers in five other cities to join
us in profiling the people and places along that street.

Student essays

Students from local middle and high schools write about what King means to them.

Class conversations

Two third-grade classes in Birmingham, Ala. and two third-grade classes in Kent, Wash., take part in a dialogue
about Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil-rights movement.

Creating a holiday

A story and timeline detail what it took to get Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday on the calendar. Plus, a column by
our executive editor on The Seattle Times' commitment to honoring this holiday.


How King's message relates to us today. Stories from those who were there. And intensely personal essays.

Other Education projects

School Guide

Evaluate schools in the Seattle area.

College Guide

Picking a school, getting in and paying for it.

Black History Month crossword

Test your knowledge of these great Americans.

Two Peoples, One Land

Why Israelis and Palestinians are fighting.

Understanding the Conflict

Learn about the people of Afghanistan.

Newspapers In Education

This way for reading, writing and newspapers.