Martin Luther King, Jr.

Leader of the Civil Rights Movement 1 of 10

Martin Luther King, Jr.January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968, was a minister, civil rights activist, and he was most known for his leadership during the Civil Rights Movement. Largely due to King's dedication and efforts, Americans have guaranteed civil rights, regardless of race. 

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