Remembering The Anniversary Of The Death Of Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. was an American clergyman, activist, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience.

Facts:

Born: January 15, 1929, Atlanta
Died: April 4, 1968, Memphis
Spouse: Coretta Scott King (m. 1953–1968)
Awards: Nobel Peace Prize, Time’s Person of the Year, Presidential Medal of Freedom, Congressional Gold Medal, Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album, Spingarn Medal, Jawaharlal Nehru Award, Margaret Sanger Awards, Anisfield-Wolf Book AwardsMore

Video: http://www.history.com/topics/martin-luther-king-assassination/videos#civil-rights-act-of-1964

Source: MJ-Upbeat.com / History channel

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Rest In Peace Martin Luther King Jr.

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One Comment

  1. michaeljackson.com July 10, 2014 at 4:32 PM - Reply

    MJ is the king. Anytime i listen his songs i feel as he is still alive. Absolutely one of the best music superstars ever!

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