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A King’s Legacy

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929 -1968) can be described as a minister, political activist, and civil rights organizer. In fact, he can easily be considered the most famous leader of the Civil Rights Movement. At the age of thirty-five, Dr. King received the Nobel Peace Prize for his work as a peacemaker and promoter […]

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Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.

Using peaceful methods, Martin Luther King, Jr., led a protest for equal transportation rights in Alabama that became a national Civil Rights Movement that changed America. It transformed American race relations, ended legal discrimination and segregation, and reminded us of our shared humanity and intertwined destiny. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was recognized with a Pulitzer […]

Revisiting the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 20 is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. This year, invite students to open their minds by first opening their ears. Explore Dr. King’s continued significance through music. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Christopher Columbus are the only historical figures who never served as President for which the Federal government commemorates with a day […]

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