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 »

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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Considered by many to be the most important civil rights leader in American history, Martin Luther King Jr. was a leader in several events, including the March on Washington and Montgomery Bus Boycott, that encouraged pa... 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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Martin Luther King Jr. was an influential leader of the modern American Civil Rights Movement, an advocate of nonviolence and a Nobel Peace Prize winner. He was known as a powerful speaker and is memorialized around the ... More »

Martin Luther King Jr. was a good leader because of his knowledge of the cause he fought for, his communication skills and his example in living out the principles he articulated. Other leadership traits included his wil... More »

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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