As a leader of the African-American Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s, Martin Luther King, Jr., helped to win the fight for equal rights for all races. King served as the leader of the Montgomery, Alabama, bus... More »

Martin Luther King, Jr. was a humanitarian and social reformer who fought for African-American civil rights during the 1950s and 60s. He was assassinated in 1968. 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 »

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 humanitarian and social reformer who fought for African-American civil rights during the 1950s and 60s. He was assassinated in 1968. More »

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is best known for his leadership in the American Civil Rights Movement, specifically the March on Washington, his "I Have a Dream" speech and the March for Voting Rights. His advocacy for non-... More »

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Interesting facts about the childhood of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. can be found at websites such as History Channel, Today I Found Out and Ducksters. In addition to facts about his childhood, these site... More »