Martin Luther King Jr. (born Michael King Jr.; January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an African American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the Civil Rights Movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. King advanced civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, inspired by his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi. He was the son of early civil rights activist Martin Luther King Sr.
Montgomery bus boycott
Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom
Youth March for Integrated Schools
Walk to Freedom
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom
St. Augustine movement
Selma to Montgomery marches
Chicago Open Housing Movement
March Against Fear
Memphis sanitation strike
Poor People's Campaign
The Last Sunday Sermon of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
America's Chief Moral Dilemma | Berkeley 5/17/1967
Starts with space but highlights the poverty of the spirit. We have not learned the simple law of walking amongst each other as brothers and sisters.
A genuine leader is a molder of consensus.
Coward - is it safe?
Expedience - is it polity?
Vanity - is it popular
Conscience - is it popular
"There are times in life that you must take a stand that is neither safe nor politic nor popular, but you take it because it is right, and that is where I stand."
MLK Talks 'New Phase' Of Civil Rights Struggle, 11 Months Before His Assassination | NBC News
MLK Day 2022 was used to talk about ending the filibuster...