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    The question is how and with the help of who did the United States became unsegregated?. This is where Martin Luther King, Jr. comes in. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a was a Baptist minister and social activist who played a key role in the American civil rights movement. Martin Luther King, Jr. became famous on the time when the Montgomery bus boycott was happening, not only because he was a great speaker and his speeches would go around the…

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    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929 (Bio). The life of Dr. King was an extraordinary one in which he spent trying to gain equality for all people, especially those of color. Martin Luther King Jr. was most known for his role in the American Civil Rights Movement in which he went up against the government and set up peaceful protests, wrote letters, and organized sit-ins (Bio). Martin Luther King devoted his life to help the well being of all humanity and unite the nation…

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    The greater effect on European Culture was the writings of Martin Luther. Luther was able to create a revolution and upset the system that had been in place since the official religion of the Roman Empire. Luther took on some of the Catholic Church’s doctrine, practices and created the great rift that still exists between the Christian populations of the world today. Luther’s writings sparked Protestantism as we know it today and this led to the eventual creation of the Anglican Church in…

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    I visited the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. As an African American woman I grew up idolizing Martin Luther King. As a kid I learned about how he was a child, just like me, who grew up to become the man that fought to end racial segregation. I learned about how he lead marches through heavily segregated areas, made speeches at famous monuments, and ultimately died as a martyr. His speech ‘I have a dream’ is one that I memorized for a theater project in 9th grade. Martin Luther King Jr. is…

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    spiritual virtue, which means thinking about others instead of focusing on self-interest. Martin Luther King Jr., a black man, was one of the leaders of the Civil Rights Movement, who competed for the rights of the black people and called for racial equality. Martin Luther King Jr. was arrested and sent to jail several times due to his political beliefs, and his opponents always saw him as a target. However, Martin Luther King Jr. didn’t just think about his own safety and hide behind all the…

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    Background Martin Luther King Jr. was one of the world’s most outstanding leaders. Without his strong actions and words fighting for civil rights America wouldn’t be the country it is today. Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia where he was one of three children. Growing up Martin had an older sister named Christine and a younger brother named Alfred and together they grew up loving and supporting one another. Young Martin was a gifted child that attended…

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    Martin Luther King’s assassination was not justified due to the fact that he fought for freedom from white oppression and equal rights for all people; however, he was seen as a threat because he had an enormous amount of power in a growing population. Martin Luther King was a civil rights activist and politician; he held speeches, led marches, and participated in protests. Although he was seen as a hero in the eyes of most African Americans, some saw him as a thief, murderer, and a genuinely…

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    On January 26, 2016, I went to an uncommon hour hearing of “What is Dr. King’s Legacy Today” presented by two professors and three Franklin and Marshall College students. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. believed in speaking truth to power, standing up against racial injustices, ending fear within the black community, mitigating the effects of white supremacy on the black people, and creating a safe, caring, and unified environment where every individual had the power of voice. He gave his people the…

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    “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way” (Kruse 1). Martin Luther King was born January 15th, 1929 and died April 4th, 1968, MLK was assassinated while protesting for equality of all people. Martin Luther King was an effective leader because he exhibited strong leadership qualities such as bravery, confidence, and passion. One important characteristic Martin Luther King had was bravery. Bravery can be a challenging trait to have but due to MLK’s bravery, he was able…

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    Martin Luther was initially a typical Catholic monk, and his adversaries described young Luther as “a bright boy from a hard-working middle-rank family with a shrewd respect for education.” His recruitment into the monastery was rather unplanned and made with little reasoning. As a twenty-one year old student he was so terrified of thunderstorms, that when he was caught in one he “was so terrified that he vowed to St. Anne, the mother of Mary, that he would enter monastic life if he survived”,…

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