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Martin Luther King

(1929—1968) American Baptist minister and civil rights leader

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King, Jr, Martin Luther

King, Jr, Martin Luther (1929–1968)   Quick reference

Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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US black civil-rights leader and Baptist minister. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964. ...

Born in Atlanta, Georgia, the son and grandson of Baptist preachers, ...

King, Martin Luther, Jr., Assassination of

King, Martin Luther, Jr., Assassination of   Reference library

Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present

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2009
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Born 15 January 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia, Martin Luther King Jr. epitomized the efforts of African Americans during the civil ...

King, Martin Luther, Jr., Philosophy of

King, Martin Luther, Jr., Philosophy of   Reference library

Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present

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Despite the incomparable fame of Martin Luther King Jr., the core of his philosophy has been widely misunderstood. Ironically, it ...

King, Martin Luther, Jr.

King, Martin Luther, Jr.   Reference library

Timothy B. Tyson

The Oxford Companion to United States History

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(1929–1968), civil rights leader, preeminent voice of the post–World War II African American freedom movement. ... Born in Atlanta, Georgia, the son and namesake of a prominent ... More
King, Martin Luther, Jr.

King, Martin Luther, Jr. (1929–1968)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Military History

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(1929–1968), religious and protest leader and recipient of the 1964 Nobel Prize for Peace. ...

King gained national prominence

King, Martin Luther Jr.

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought

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Martin Luther King Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia, 15 January 1929. He attended Morehouse College in Atlanta from ...

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