5 Wonderfulkram07 | 02/04/2010 | See all kram07's reviews (33)This is an incredibly moving and inspiring autobiography made up from Martin Luther Kings own papers. Kings courage and determination to achieve equality and respect for black people in the face of intense racism and hatred is stirring and powerful. But the fact that he did so, by peaceful means and never resorted to violence and on numerous occasions even went to prison is even more amazing. King explains the roots of his non-violence campaign and how he was heavily influenced by Gandhi. The book also includes his famous; I have a dream speech, along with many others. It is a tragedy that such a wonderful human being such as himself was assassinated and we are left to wonder what else he may have achieved, had his life not be cut short. It is a thought provoking and humbling book and one that everyone should certainly read.