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Civil Disobedience by Henry Thoreau

Written by Subject: Activism
Next week is Martin Luther King Jr. Day... a day in celebration of one of the most world renowned practitioners of civil disobedience.  Did you know that it was partially Henry David Thoreau's ideas of disobeying unjust laws that lead to the enormous civil disobedience movement in the South? If you haven't ever read Thoreau's essay on civil disobedience, now is the perfect time. If you haven't read it in a while, now is the perfect time.  For all those reading this, now is the perfect time.