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MLK-Inspired Smartphone Apps

There are several smartphone apps that showcase MLK's "I Have a Dream" speech and the Civil Rights Movement.

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As the nation prepares to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 21, there are several smartphone apps that showcase MLK's "I Have a Dream" speech and the Civil Rights Movement.

Our favorite is the simply titled Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes ($0.99, Apple, Google), which offers a collection of inspiring quotes from Dr. King. With a few taps, you can share your favorite quotes via Facebook or Twitter.

The Alabama Civil Rights Trail app (free, Apple, Google) features biographies of MLK and other civil rights movement leaders. It's also a great travel app to help navigate Atlabama's civil rights milestones.

Riding With Rosa Parks (free, Apple) is a kid-friendly app designed to engage early readers with the period in American history when segregation laws denied African Americans equal rights.

Who Am I? Race Awareness Game (free, Apple) is a thought-provoking challenge to spark conversations about identity and race.

Go Explore MLK NHS ($0.99, Apple) gives a virtual tour of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site in Atlanta. It includes great photos, vintage newsreel footage and videos from site rangers.

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