AS BLACK OR WHITE PEOPLE,WHAT DO WE KNOW ABOUT MARTIN LUTHER KING?

KALAHAN DENG

You do not know a person by his/her name only, but by the life he/she influenced others either by good examples or by a cunning way. But Martin Luther King was known as the most influential,eloquent,and brightest speaker in American and global society.As a result, those who hated justice could not stand or defeated him, except by killing him.But, they failed to kill his influence he left on every person on earth.Therefore, try to know or learn something about what he pursued and died for.

Martin Luther King Jr.
Minister
Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience based on his Christian beliefs.
Spouse: Coretta Scott King (m. 1953–1968)
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.
Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia. King, a Baptist minister and civil-rights activist, had a seismic impact on race relations in the United States, beginning in the mid-1950s. Among his many efforts, King headed the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Through his activism and inspirational speeches he played a pivotal role in ending the legal segregation of African-American citizens in the United States, as well as the creation of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. King received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964, among several other honors. He was assassinated in April 1968, and continues to be remembered as one of the most influential and inspirational African-American leaders in history.

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