Martin Luther King: Appropriate For The Civil Rights Movement

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The philosophy of Martin Luther King was appropriate for the Civil Rights Era. Martin Luther King was born on January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia. His family had many positive role models and was full of Christian love. He was taught by Gandhi about the nonviolent movement that freed India by British colonial rule, and King was impressed by his rule. King wanted to be a local pastor, but the week following the bus incident with Rosa Parks, he was chosen to lead a boycott that sent shock through America. He was later given the Nobel Peace Prize, and was gunned down soon after on April 4, 1968. One reason why Dr King was more appropriate for the Civil Rights Movement was his view on nonviolence. According to a speech Dr King made at a staff
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