Martin Luther King Jr Accomplishments

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Martin Luther King is undeniably one of the most important and influential figures in the American Civil Rights Movement. Dr. King was born in Georgia in 1929. He grew up in a stable family. His father fought against racism as it was anti-Christian, and he instilled the idea of class and race equality in his children. He later wed, had 4 children, got his Ph. D, and became a pastor. After Rosa Parks’ incarceration, King was elected to lead the citywide bus boycott in Montgomery. After 382 days of protest, the city lifted the law on segregation of public transport. King later founded the SCLC with other civil rights leaders. King was honored with the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964 for his outstanding efforts in the Civil Rights movement. He
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