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Martin Luther King

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

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King, Martin Luther, Jr.

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The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World (2 ed.)

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2004
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Social sciences, Politics
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For many Americans, Martin Luther King, Jr., epitomizes the black freedom struggle in the United States during the 1950s and ...

King, Martin Luther, Jr.

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The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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2004
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Baptist pastor in Montgomery, Ala., as president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference was a leading spokesman

King, Martin Luther, Jr.

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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 Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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2003
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American Baptist minister and leader of the civil rights movement. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia, and

King, Martin Luther, Jr.

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The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

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2002
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Literature
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899 words

Martin Luther King, Jr., was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on 15 January 1929, the child of Rev. Martin Luther ...

King, Martin Luther, Jr., Assassination of

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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

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Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present

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2009
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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

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The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

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2010
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[This entry contains two subentries: Philosophy of Nonviolence and Role in Civil Rights Movement.] ...

King, Martin Luther Jr.

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought

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2010
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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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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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and civil rights leader. He led the boycott of segregated public transport in Montgomery, Alabama, in 1956. King was ...

King, Martin Luther, Jr.

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The Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers

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2010
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Philosophy
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Martin Luther King, Jr., was born Michael Luther King, Jr. on 15 January 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. His father, Martin ...

King, Martin Luther, Jr.

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The Oxford Companion to United States History

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2004
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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
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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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2003
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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, ...

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