Historical Figure-MLK Jr.
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"Not one hair of one head of one person should be harmed."
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)
March On Washington
The Final Years of MLK
This quote means that it will always be the right time to do what is just in the world. In this case, MLK fought for civil rights for African Americans even though he faced many hardships along the way such as his house being bombed, and Selma. Although the time was not always optimal for him, he continued along his path of freedom.
The Nobel Foundation created this page commemorating King and his achievements leading up to his receiving of the Nobel Peace prize. This biography starts with King's earlier years and basically goes through his life like a timeline. Considering all of the achievements King has had and the amount of bravery he had facing segregation, Martin Luther King Jr. earned his award. The author of this biography focuses on King's struggles as an activist. For example, the author talks about the struggles at Birmingham and the jail time King faced due to his involvement in the Campaign of 1963. The Nobel Foundation thoroughly examined King's life, making the reader understand what an influence King was to the nation.
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"Martin Luther King Jr." History.com. A&E Television Networks, n.d. Web. 11 Feb. 2015.