Just the Facts Biographies: Martin Luther King Jr.
Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. grew up during a time of harsh segregation laws. He and other African Americans were not allowed to swim in a public pool or play in a public park. As an adult, he set out to rid the world of racism, poverty, violence, and inequality. He became the leader of the Civil Rights Movement and took a non-violent approach to protest, which won him the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964. Follow his life, as he fought for freedom and helped to end segregation.
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