Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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I Have a Dream - March for Jobs - Washington, August 28, 1963
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I've Been To The Mountaintop Part 1
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The American Dream - July 4, 1965
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Peace On Earth - December 24, 1967
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The Birth of a New Nation (April 7, 1957), Pt. 6

Albums

  • African American History - Great Speeches Volume 1

    Jan 2014 • 3 songs

  • Civil Rights Leader

    Mar 2012 • 7 songs

  • Press Conferences 1963

    Mar 2012 • 7 songs

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Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Civil rights champion Martin Luther King, Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on January 15, 1929. Attending Morehouse College, Crozer Theological Seminary, and Boston University, he grew increasingly influenced by Mahatma Ghandi's non-violent strategies for social change, completing his Ph.D. in systematic theology in 1955. Rejecting a series of academic offers, King instead opted to become pastor of Montgomery, Alabama's Dexter Avenue Baptist Church; on December 5, 1955 -- just five days after Rosa Parks' landmark refusal to conform to the city's segregationist busing policies...
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