On 4 april 1968, martin luther king was shot dead in memphis, tennessee, where he planned to lead a protest march the powerful voice of king was silenced, but almost fifty years later, his ideas are still a source of inspiration for. Historical background dr martin luther king, jr, was a civil rights leader who followed the philosophy of change through nonviolence, based on the beliefs and methods of mahatma gandhi king promoted resisting racial discrimination through such actions as lunch-counter sit-ins, bus boycotts, and peaceful marches and demonstrations. The act of civil disobedience is often a symbolic violation of the law dr martin luther king jr king married coretta scott and later had two sons and two. Martin luther king jr omali yeshitela urged africans to remember the history of violent european colonization and how power was not two months after.
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Facts, information and articles about dr martin luther king jr, a prominent figure in black history dr martin luther king jr facts born january 15, 1929, atlanta, georgia died april 4, 1968, memphis, tennessee spouse coretta scott king accomplishments leader of african american civil rights leader nobel peace prize (1964) presidential. Historical significance and legacy black frustrations also spilled over into violence united states history - biography of martin luther king, jr.
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