Martin Luther King Jr.

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American clergyman, activist, and leader in the American Civil Rights Movement

Why Is Martin Luther King Jr. Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesman and leader in the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. An African American church leader and the son of early civil rights activist and minister Martin Luther King Sr., King advanced civil rights for people of color in the United States through nonviolence and civil disobedience, inspired by his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi. His role in leading the cause of civil rights in the South differed in style from the previous accomodationist stances represented by Booker T. Washington and black-and-tan faction leader Perry Wilbon Howard II.

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What Are Martin Luther King Jr.'s Academic Contributions?

Martin Luther King Jr. is most known for their academic work in the field of political science. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of religious studies and literature.

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