What Are Martin Luther King's Major Accomplishments

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is a name that is commonly recognized by a numerous amount of people from all over the country, or even all over the world. This African American man was seen by many citizens as the leader of the civil rights movement in the 1960’s because of a countless amount of things that he had done. Dr. King was a member of the NAACP (National Association for the advancement of Colored People), the president of the SCLC (Southern Christian Leadership Conference) and the chairman of the Freedom Rides. Although, before all the achievements that he had acquired; he was only the son of a reverend and a teacher. Their names are Martin Luther King Sr., and Alberta Williams King. Furthermore, many experiences that he had encountered in his life led to his positive upbringing on the topic of civil rights. As a result, he has become a positive figure for all races around the globe. As a child, Martin Luther King Jr. was like any other young boy. Although, one big difference that he did not necessarily notice until he was six years old, was his…show more content…
He achieved so many dreams such as equal rights, no more segregation, and the restorement of humanity itself. There was no more public racism. But tragecially, Martin was assassinated on April 4th, 1968, at the age of 39. Although his death was heartwrenching to United States citizens everywhere, his legacy remained and lives on to this day. For example, everyday on January 16, we celebrate the glorious life of Martin Luther King Jr.. This day otherwise known as MLK Jr. day. Grant it, racism still lives on to this day, but it is not as bad and not as mainstream as it once was. Furthermore, people of all ages, races, and beliefs still look up to Martin as an incredible inspiration to achieveing anything. His name continues to live on by being recognized by numerous amounts of people from all over the country and even all over the world. His legacy lives
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