The Truth about Martin Luther King Jr
By Murray Bourne, 09 Jul 2006
While King’s influence on the civil rights movement was overall a Good Thing, I found the King Papers Project interesting, considering he was quite a plagiariser.
Stanford’s own King Encyclopedia gives some background but there is no mention of plagiarism.
Wikipedia has more on King’s authorship issues.
Was his plagiarism sloppy academic writing or dishonesty? This is the dilemma we face every time we find that a student has copied…
Footnote: There are some interesting comments on King at Myths of Martin Luther King. Both of these sites have questionable reliability, of course. You have been warned.
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