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Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr. was an African-American clergyman who advocated social change through non-violent means. A powerful speaker and a man of great spiritual strength, he shaped the American civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s. Martin Luther King, Jr. was pastor of the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama from 1954-59. There he led blacks in the Montgomery bus boycott of 1955-56, an action inspired by the arrest of Rosa Parks when she refused to give up her seat on a More »
Born: January 15, 1929 (Atlanta, Georgia)


Why We Can't Wait is a book by Martin Luther King, Jr. about the nonviolent movement against ..... "Why We Can't Wait: Reading Dr. King in the Age of Obama".


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On April 16, 1963, as the violent events of the Birmingham campaign unfolded in the city's streets, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., composed a letter from his prison ...


Dr. King's best-selling account of the civil rights movement in Birmingham during the spring and summer of 1963 On April 16, 1963, as the...


30 quotes from Why We Can't Wait: 'Lightning makes no sound until it strikes.'


Martin Luther King's classic exploration of the events and forces behind the Civil Rights Movement—including his Letter from Birmingham...


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After the conclusion of the Birmingham Campaign and the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963, Martin Luther King commenced work on his ...