Quotations of Martin Luther King Jr.

Quotations of Martin Luther King Jr.

by Martin Luther King Jr.
     
 

Martin Luther King, Jr. was a central figure in the Civil Rights movement and a leading advocate of non-violence. Collected here are more than 75 quotations from the inspiring speaker.

Overview


Martin Luther King, Jr. was a central figure in the Civil Rights movement and a leading advocate of non-violence. Collected here are more than 75 quotations from the inspiring speaker.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557099471
Publisher:
Applewood Books
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Series:
Great American Quote Books Series
Pages:
36
Sales rank:
789,978
Product dimensions:
4.46(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.34(d)

Meet the Author

Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 - April 4, 1968) was a famous leader of the American civil rights movement, a political activist, and a Baptist minister. In 1964, King became the youngest man to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work as a peacemaker, promoting nonviolence and equal treatment for different races. On April 4, 1968, Dr. King was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. In 1977, he was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Jimmy Carter. In 1986, Martin Luther King Day was established as a United States holiday. Dr. King often called for personal responsibility in fostering world peace.King's most influential and well-known public address is the "I Have A Dream" speech, delivered on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.

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