Martin Luther King, Jr.

by Rad Student - 4th Period

Brief Background

Martin Luther King, Jr. played a key role in the Civil Rights Movement in 1960s America. He organized countless rallies and protests to cry out against the injustice that was segregation. His belief in Mahatma Gandhi's theory of nonviolent resistance led to many notable events such as the Montgomery Bus Boycotts and sit-ins at local segregated establishments.
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MLK, Jr. and Civil Disobedience

Martin Luther King, Jr. represents ideas found in Thoreau's "Civil Disobedience" because/through...