How important was Martin Luther King in the fight for Civil Rights in the USA

How important was Martin Luther King in the fight for Civil Rights in the USA?

Martin Luther King (MLK): Background

  • Born in Atlanta, Georgia; his father was a Baptist minister.
  • MLK studied ministry, and gained a PhD from Boston University.
  • He was appointed as a pastor in Montgomery, Alabama.
  • He became one of the chief organisers of the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955-1956.
  • He advocated peaceful protest as a non-violent means of creating social change; he admired the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi, who ...

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