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Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nobel Peace Prize laureate and architect of the nonviolent civil rights movement, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was among the twentieth century's most influential figures. One of the greatest orators in US history, King also authored several books, including Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story, Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?, and Why We Can't Wait. King was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968.

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Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nobel Peace Prize laureate and architect of the nonviolent civil rights movement, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was among the twentieth century's most influential figures. One of the greatest orators in US history, King also authored several books, including Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story, Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?, and Why We Can't Wait. King was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968.

Other articles by this author

2015 0115pp cat

Martin Luther King, Jr.: All Labor Has Dignity

By Martin Luther King, Jr., Beacon Press | Book Excerpt