Dr. King’s “Drum Major Instinct” sermon

Dr. Martin Luther King preached this sermon on Feb. 4, 1968 at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta.

It was exactly two months before his murder on April 4 in Memphis, Tenn.

Click on The Drum Major Instinct for the text of the sermon.

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One Response to “Dr. King’s “Drum Major Instinct” sermon”

  1. David White Says:

    From the chronology of the King Institute for 1968

    January 16 – King announces the Washington Spring Project as part of Poor Peoples Campaign
    February 4 – King delivers his “Drum Major Instinct” sermon in Atlanta, Georgia
    March 3 – King delivers his “Unfulfilled Dreams” sermon in Atlanta, Georgia
    March 18 – King speaks to striking sanitation workers in Memphis
    March 23 – King addresses a rally for the Poor People’s Campaign in Augusta, Georgia
    March 28 – King leads a solidarity march for the sanitation workers of Memphis
    March 31 – King preaches at the National Cathedral in Washington D.C.
    April 3 – King delivers his final speech
    April 4 – King is assassinated at Lorraine Motel
    April 7 – National Day of Mourning to honor King


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