Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. was a social activist that fought for equal rights of African-Americans.

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Mohandas Gandhi

Who inspired Gandhi?

Gandhi was a student of Hindu philosophy and was a British-educated lawyer. He was born into the business caste and his father held a position of some power and wealth.

According to him, He tried to incorporate the teachings of "shrimat bhagvat gita" in his life.

He was inspired by Lokmanya Bal Ganga Dhar Tilak, Naroaji, Leo Tolstoy and Romain Rolland for the attainment of fredom.

His philosophy was nonviolence.

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How did Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. die?

At 6:01 pm on April 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was shot while standing on the second floor balcony of his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. The bullet traveled through the right side of his neck, smashing his throat and then going down his spinal cord before lodging in his shoulder. King was rushed to St. Joseph's Hospital, where doctors opened his chest and performed manual heart massage. He was pronounced dead at 7:05 p.m. King's murderer, James Earl Ray was captured two months later and was sentenced to 99 years in prison.

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What is Martin Luther King Jr's surname?

King

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Who are the most respected men of all time?

Jesus Christ, Saint Paul, Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., Martin Luther, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Newton, Darwin, Cesar, Gutenberg, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates.

Clint Eastwood and Chuck Norris.

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What did you learn about Martin Luther King Jr.?

I learned that he was a man that fought for his rights and stood for what he believed in.i

i was inspired by his courage and fought for rights for black people,which for most of black people is a light up their life.he is a man who have strive for the rights.

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What did Martin Luther King Jr feel about believing?

He felt if you believe in yourself you can make the world a better place and make yourself better too. One day we just might all come together and be happy people. R.i.p dr. King and i will always believe

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Martin Luther

What religion did Martin Luther King follow?

Martin Luther was a christian.

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Four words to describe Martin Luther King Jr?

Brave, Leader, Non-violent, Freedom, Segregation, Heroic

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Entertainment & Arts
Celebrities

Are there any celebrities with the initials jr?

Jonathan Ross

Julia Roberts

Jerry Rice, retired NFL wide receiver

Joan Rivers, comedian

John Ritter, actor

Jane Russell, actress

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Why did JFK call Coretta Scott King?

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Mohandas Gandhi

What details from the speech and letter show that Gandhi and king held this same idea?

Gandhi's philosophy greatly influenced Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the African-American community in general. In 1959, Dr. King preached about the significance of Gandhi's 1928 salt march and his quest to end discrimination for India's "untouchables." Dr. King felt that Gandhi's nonviolent approach would lead to the end of racial discrimination in America.

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Celebrities

Does martin clunes have any kids?

He has one one girl Emily which is 11 and his wife is pregnant and expecting a girl in February 2011 both of the girls are from the same marriage.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

About Martin Luther King Jr jr?

he was a preacher and leader of the civil rights movement

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Civil Rights Movement

How many times was Martin Luther King Jr arrested for civil rights protests?

Martin Luther King was arrested about 34 times when he was involved in civil rights protest.

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How was Martin Luther King Jr. hardworking?

he led the peaceful marches and boycott and didn't give up no matter what with perseverance and courage!

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What was Martin Luther King Jr.'s favorite color?

I think he had 2 favorite colors white and black ;)

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What was Martin Luther King Jr's given name at birth?

Martin was born as Michael King. His father, Martin Luther King, Sr., was also born with the name Michael but changed it to Martin when he was 22. He intended his son to also be Martin but claims that the birth certificate stated the wrong name. MLK Jr. never legally changed his name so he died as Michael King.

See the related link for more information.

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Was Martin Luther King Jr a good citizen?

allegedly- may be.

But what he secured History knows and shall remember.

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Why is Martin Luther King Jr a peace maker?

Because he led the civil rights movement by non violent and peaceful marches and strikes.

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Dreams and Dream Interpretation

What does king mean by 'i have a dream'?

he has a dream that all men and women black and white will come together as one

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What does Dr King mean by the American dream in his i have a dream speech?

he meant that white and black people are all alike and can be together and wont have to fight for the progress and rise of the country

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When is Martin Luther King Jr's birthday?

Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Martin Luther

What was Martin Luther King Jr's job?

He was a Baptist minister and a prominent leader in the American Civil Rights Movement.

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Rosa Parks
Civil Rights Movement

What was the final outcome of Rosa Park's bus boycott?

The Birmingham buses were integrated after a one year boycott.

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Where did Martin Luther King Jr give his 'I Have a Dream' speech?

Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC

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