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King, Martin Luther, Jr. 

The Oxford Companion to United States History
Timothy B. TysonTimothy B. Tyson

(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 Baptist minister, King entered Atlanta's Morehouse College at age fifteen. After graduation he enrolled at Crozer Theological Seminary in Pennsylvania, where he encountered Walter ... ...

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