Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. & Quote Analysis

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“We know through painful experience that freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor, it must be demanded by the oppressed.” Many people may wonder what this quote means or may even wonder where this quote is from. The quote mentioned is by Martin Luther King Jr., a significant figure in American history. King mentioned this quote in his Letter from Birmingham Jail in April of 1963 as he waited to gain civil rights. Many have been taught about Martin Luther King Jr and his speech "I Have A Dream," but have not been taught about how he was important to American history and the Civil Rights Movement.
Martin Luther King Jr. was an African American leader who was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. King was a grandchild of a
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