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Martin Luther King Jr. was a driving force behind various civil rights reforms in the United States because he believed in freedom for all people. He received a Nobel Peace Prize in 1964 for his work. More »

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Martin Luther King, Jr. was a Baptist minister in Alabama and Georgia who went on to become one of the leaders of the African-American Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s. King, then serving as the minister at D... More »

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Martin Luther King Jr. was a prominent leader of the civil rights movement in the United States. During the late 1950s through the late 1960s, Martin Luther King Jr. organized protests, proposed legislation and spoke abo... More »

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Martin Luther King Jr. is perhaps most renowned for his powerful "I Have a Dream" speech delivered in 1963. Approximately a quarter of a million demonstrators listened to King's stirring words of his aspirations of a nat... More »

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Martin Luther King Jr. was a prominent leader of the civil rights movement in the United States. During the late 1950s through the late 1960s, Martin Luther King Jr. organized protests, proposed legislation and spoke abo... More »

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Martin Luther King Jr. was responsible for leading the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. He delivered a speech in 1963 at the Lincoln Memorial called "I Have a Dream" in which he stated he wanted to end racism ... More »

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James Earl Ray was arrested for, and later confessed to, the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The shooting of Dr. King occurred in Memphis, Tennessee on a balcony of the Lorraine Motel on April 4, 1968. More »

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