Black History Month, Civil Rights & Martin Luther King, Jr.
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King, Martin Luther, Jr. (1929-1968), an African American Baptist minister, was the main leader of the civil rights movement in the United States during the 1950's and 1960's. He had a magnificent speaking ability, which enabled him to effectively express the demands of African Americans for social justice. King's eloquent pleas won the support of millions of people—blacks and whites—and made him internationally famous. He won the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize for leading nonviolent civil rights demonstrations.
World Book Encyclopedia
Black History Month is celebrated during the month of February. It celebrates the achievements of African Americans.
- 92 - biography section under last name of person
- 305.897 - history of African Americans in the US
- 323 - Civil Rights
- 326 - Slavery in the US
- Martin Luther King Jr.
- Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement
- Biography of ML King Jr.
- I have a Dream Speech - audio
- I have a dream speech - video
- ML King Jr. Holiday Information
- ML King Jr. Timeline of events in his life
- Photoessay - Martin Luther King in his own words
Civil Rights in the USA
- Civil Rights Museum
- Civil Rights Timeline
- Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement
- Brown vs. Board of Education
Black History Month
- African American History Timeline
- Black History Month Biographies
- Black History Month
- Guide to Black History Month
- search for people by LAST NAME as a subject
- Civil Rights
- Civil rights workers
- African Americans
- African Americans - Civil Rights
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Last updated: 6/20/11
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