[2015] Benecia Zhang: Martin Luther King

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[2015] Benecia Zhang: Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King, Jr.'s vision changed America because he dreamed of a world where people didn't judge other's by their skin color or race. Although our country's society today is still racist, it is true to say that King's vision has affected us.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929. He was both a Baptist minister and a civil rights activists. King had a seismic impact on the race relations in United States. He had a major role in ending the legal segregation of African Americans in the South and other areas of the USA. He helped organize the Montgomery Bus Boycott. It is sad to say that he was assasinated by James Earl ray, but his leagcy is what Americans strive for today.

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1. Dr king was awarded at least 50 honarary degrees from colleges and universities in U.S. and other places. 2. King and his wife were also awarded the Congressional Gold medal in 2004. 3. At the age of 35, Martin Luther King Jr. was the youngest man to recieve the Nobel Peace Prize.



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