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    Martin Luther King Gifts

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    people who were just given a special gift from God. Martin Luther King Jr. had many of these gifts. Some of his gifts were being able to trust God and being a very persuasive speaker. Martin Luther King is always a name you associate with segregation, equal rights, or the civil rights movement. He is also sometimes referred to as the starter of the civil rights movement. A quote that relates to his life from himself is, “The time is always right to do what is right”(Martin Luther King Quotes). Another quote from MLK is, “Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend”(Martin Luther King Quotes). Martin Luther King Jr. did many things in order to get equal rights for the African Americans, and because of…

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    The Giants Stood Upon Many people today are well aware of the amazing feats done by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. From the nonviolence in the Montgomery Bus Boycott where he picked up a following, to the historic March on Washington where he delivered his awe-inspiring “I Have a Dream” Speech (History.com 1). There is no doubt whatsoever, Doctor King was an incredibly influential person in the Civil Rights Movement whose legacy would never be forgotten. However, Isaac Newton once said “If I have…

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    Martin Luther King Jr.

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    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is best known for his role in the advancement by non-violent civil disobedience. His actions were based on his christian beliefs. Who was Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.? Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born on january 15,1929 in Atlanta, Georgia to Michael Luther King sr and Alberta Williams King. His given name was michael King jr. At the age of six, his as well as his father's name was changed to Martin Luther King. He was one of three children. He had a sister named…

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    Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. Martin Luther King had two siblings, Willie Christine and Alfred Daniel Williams King, he was the second oldest. His dad, Martin Luther King Sr, was a baptist minister and his mom, Alberta Williams was a teacher. During Martin Luther King Jr.’s childhood a lot of racism was going on. There would be different schools for black people and different schools for white people. Almost everywhere black…

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    Martin Luther King Impact

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    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a heroic icon in the eyes of many, especially the African American population. He wore an array of many different hats for all mankind. His Christian values help to shape his platform of justice and equality in his every walk of life. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. contributed to African Americans greatly by organizing the Montgomery Bus Boycott, leading the Civil Rights Movement, and ending segregation. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had a…

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    Martin Luther King Speech

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    of only one thing, and that’s love. Love for each and acceptance of one another. Martin Luther king Jr made us see the real picture. On January 1, 1683 president Abraham Lincoln put out the Emancipation Proclamation that declared all slaves free. This piece of paper set three million slaves in the United States free to live their lives. Everything would be good now, right? Well maybe, if there really was a such thing as “equality” back then. Walking down a town you would see small signs on…

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    What Martin Luther King wanted the most was the freedom of his people. He did, however, believe in the higher power of God. King was a big supporter of us having a relationship with our creator. He wanted us to peacefully live with each other and wanted us as humans to get along no matter what race. King used phrases like, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere” and “Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed, (Letter In Birmingham)”,…

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    Martin Luther King Thesis

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    Martin Luther King essay Have you ever wanted something so bad that you could taste it? Have you ever put yourself in someone else’s shoes? When you hear the words activist, and leader whose name comes to mind? I know of someone who comes to mind do you? Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was born January 15, 1929 , In Atlanta Georgia . King grew up with two siblings Christine Farris and Alfred King. As a child everyone eventually seeks something that they want to be in life martin Luther King Jr’s…

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    when Martin Luther King said “We will not be satisfied until Justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream”. From this sentence, I thought of a quote which Ernest Hemingway has said: “There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self”. Metaphoring Justice and righteousness as waters and streams, Marting Luther King dramatically stated what those 2 moral values should look like, and the quality of his speech…

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    Being an African American citizen in America, I give the upmost respect to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his efforts in the Civil Rights Movement. Because of this heroic, selfless man, I am able to apply for this scholarship or any other I qualify for, attend any school of my choosing, and live in a country where the color of your skin does not dehumanize you anymore. If I had the opportunity, I would not be able to thank Dr. King enough for leading the historic movement in which he payed the…

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