Martin Luther King Jr. Facts

Martin Luther King Jr. giving a speech
Martin Luther King Jr.

Introduction - Martin Luther King Jr. Facts

Under Martin Luther King Jr's leadership the black Civil Rights Movement made incredible strides towards bringing equality for all Americans regardless of race. This great man lead his numerous followers in nonviolent resistance to discrimination using the power of words as few in history have ever done before or since. He is widely considered the most important and famous man in black history and one of the greatest leaders in world history.

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On this page you will find a list of facts about this famous man. Information will include why he is considered the greatest leader in black history, how he became so famous, where he gave some of his greatest speeches, and how Martin Luther King Jr. effected the black civil rights movement. This information should be helpful for kids writing Black History Month papers and for adults interested in learning more about this famous man.

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