Martin Luther King Mini Bibliography

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Annotated Bibliography History.com Staff. (2009). The Civil Rights Movement. Retrieved from http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/civil-rights-movement In the web based article, The Civil Right Movement, publishing staff of History.com follows the key success stories of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s through 1960s. The Southern region had promoted segregation and unequal treatment to those of who that were of “color”. The article states some of the accomplishments of this movement had come with such success of the efforts of numerous equal rights activists. Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks and Malcolm X are few individuals who are identified in the article as some of the most influential leaders during the era and who had impacted the nations history. These leaders would risk, and sometimes lose, their lives in the fight for equality. Martin Luther King, Jr. - Mini Biography [Video file]. retrieved from video http://www.biography.com/people/martin-luther-king-jr-9365086/videos/martin-luther-king-mini-biography-2079122252 This mini biography goes into the details of the life of Martin Luther King Jr.’s life before his involvement in the civil rights and how he became the face of equality. King 's first involvement in civil right set the tone of peace and justice…show more content…
also goes into detail of King’s life as a Baptist before his involvement in the civil rights movement in the mid 1950’s till his death in 1963. King preached nonviolence and fought for racial equality, the economically disadvantaged and those who fell victim to the injusticeness of society and government through peaceful protests, speeches, marches and boycotts. He had traveled around the world and across the country presenting his methods of fighting for the equality of civil rights and his nonviolent methods influenced by Gandhi. King had been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize and is remembered each year on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a U.S. federal holiday since
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