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Martin Luther King Jr.

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

Asked in History of India, Martin Luther King Jr., 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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Asked in Martin Luther King Jr.

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,...
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Asked in Martin Luther King Jr.

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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Asked in African-American History, Martin Luther King Jr.

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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Asked in African-American History, Martin Luther King Jr.

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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Asked in Martin Luther King Jr.

Four words to describe Martin Luther King Jr?

Brave, Leader, Non-violent, Freedom, Segregation, Heroic
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Asked in Martin Luther King Jr., 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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Asked in African-American History, Martin Luther King Jr.

Why did JFK call Coretta Scott King?

to offer his sympathy and his brother (Robert F. Kennedy)
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Asked in African-American History, Martin Luther King Jr., 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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Asked in Martin Luther King Jr., 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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Asked in Martin Luther King Jr.

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

I think he had 2 favorite colors white and black ;)
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Asked in African-American History, Martin Luther King Jr.

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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Asked in Martin Luther King Jr.

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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Asked in African-American History, Martin Luther King Jr.

Was Martin Luther King Jr a good citizen?

allegedly- may be. But what he secured History knows and shall remember.
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Asked in African-American History, Martin Luther King Jr.

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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Asked in Martin Luther King Jr.

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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Asked in Martin Luther King Jr., 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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Asked in African-American History, Martin Luther King Jr., 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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Asked in African-American History, Martin Luther King Jr.

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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Asked in Martin Luther King Jr.

Who killed Martin Luther King Jr?

Historical Facts His name was James Earl Ray and was an escaped convict. Dr. King had been standing on the balcony of his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee on April 4, 1968. Ray was charged with the murder of Martin Luther King and he confessed and pleaded guilty. He then spent the rest of his life to unsuccessfully withdraw his confession. A Contributor's Opinion The FBI headed by J Edger Hoover, he and his fellow FBI workers tried many times to...
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Asked in Baptists, Martin Luther King Jr.

How are Southern Baptist ministers licensed?

A local Southern Baptist Church, which is self-governing, and in charge of all of its own affairs, will recognize that a young person (usually a young man) has a call to ministry and is showing the gifts thereof. Led by its pastor and perhaps at the young man's request, it will first, license him to the ministry. This is a recognition of his calling. At a later time, perhaps after college or seminary, but not necessarily, he will be ordained by...
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