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Martin Luther King (1929–1968)

Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia. He was the son of Alberta Christine (Williams), a schoolteacher, and Martin Luther King Sr., a pastor of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. For Martin the civil rights movement began one summer in 1935 when he was six years old. Two of his friends did not show up to ... See full bio »


(age 39) in Memphis, Tennessee, USA

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 2007 Freedom Writers (as Martin Luther King, Jr., "A Dream")
 1998 Gang Land (performer: "Excerpt from Must Establish Priorities" - as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) / (writer: "Excerpt from Must Establish Priorities" - as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.)
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CD: "Martin Luther King--15 Famous Speeches" (ZKRB) See more »

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12 Biographical Movies | 22 Print Biographies | 11 Portrayals | 20 Articles | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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[referring to Mohandas K. Gandhi and his philosophy of non-violence] Jesus gave me the message, Gandhi showed me the method. See more »


Graduated from Crozer Theological Seminary in Chester, PA, with a B.D. in 1951. See more »


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