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Civil rights leader dr martin luther king, jr, born in atlanta, georgia, in 1929, never backed down in his stand against racism he dedicated his life to achieving. Martin luther king jr is widely and wisely credited for giving one of the most galvanizing speeches in recorded history with his “i have a dream.
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Martin luther king, jr, were he here, would have been opposed to the flood of immigration (both illegal and otherwise) because of the disproportionately negative. On martin luther king jr's birthday, we remember the civil rights leader's most famous speech, and king's remarkable legacy he was born on january 15, 1929, in atlanta. Martin luther king, jr, (january 15, 1929-april 4, 1968) was born michael luther king, jr, but later had his name changed to martin his grandfather began the. “i believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality”-martin luther king jr today we celebrate the life and. Martin luther king jr’s ‘i have a dream’ speech is the most famous portion of the august 28, 1963, march on washington for jobs and freedom. Martin luther king jr (january 15, 1929 – april 4, 1968) was an american baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the.