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To Shape a New World

Essays on the Political Philosophy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tommie Shelby is Caldwell Titcomb Professor of African and African American Studies and of Philosophy at Harvard University. In addition to Dark Ghettos: Injustice, Dissent, and Reform, he is the author of We Who Are Dark: The Philosophical Foundations of Black Solidarity and coeditor, with Brandon M. Terry, of To Shape a New World: Essays on the Political Philosophy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Brandon M. Terry is Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies and of Social Studies at Harvard University.

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