Profile of the Day: Martin Luther King, Jr.

Posted January 20, 2014 by Amanda | No Comment

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Today the United States celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Commemorating what would have been the 85th birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., today we honor the legacy of the iconic civil rights leader. He was born January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia to Reverend Martin Luther King Sr. and Alberta Williams King. As the leading advocate of nonviolent protests during the United States Civil Rights Movement, King sought to bring an end to racial discrimination through peaceful means. His leadership was fundamental to the movement’s success and inspired others to continue his work for many years to come.

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