Martin Luther King Jr

"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”

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About Dr.King

Dr.Martin Luther King Jr was a Non-Violent protest leader that wanted freedom and equality for African Americans around him. He was inspired by Mahatma Gandhi , and spoke power words acts of Non-Violent. His goal was to have every one treat each other as they would wanted to be treated. Martin Luther King had a family , he was married and two kids

Dr. King's Accomplishments

  1. King's Accomplishments .Martin Luther KIngs Jr. was a well-known civil rights leader and activist who had a great deal of influence on American society in the 1950s and 1960s. His strong belief in non-violent protest helped set the tone of the movement.Boycotts, protests, and marches were eventually effective, and much legislation was passed against racial discrimination.

    • Being an advocate for nonviolent protest in the Memphis sanitation worker strike
    • Providing leadership in the Montgomery bus boycott of 1955
    • His famous "I Have a Dream" speech
    • Being instrumental in establishing the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) in 1957, which was a civil rights organization that supported the philosophy of non-violence

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I Have A Dream Speech

The "I Have A Dream Speech " is a famous speech by Dr. King. Where nearly a quarter of a million people gathered for a March for Jobs and Freedom to urge Congress and President John F. Kennedy to pass a national civil rights bill.

Martin Luther Kings Philosophy

The Six Steps for Nonviolent Social Change are based on Dr. King's nonviolent campaigns and teachings that emphasize love in action. Dr. King's philosophy of nonviolence, as reviewed in the Six Principles of Nonviolence, guide these steps for social and interpersonal change .