Civil rights activist Martin Luther King was assassinated by habitual small-time criminal James Earl Ray. King was shot as he stood on the balcony of his Memphis, Tenn. motel room on April 4, 1968. 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 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 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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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had four children with his wife, Coretta Scott King: Bernice, Dexter, Martin III and Yolanda Luther King. All but Yolanda are still alive. 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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