Why was martin luther king jr. put in jail?

Answer Martin Luther King, Jr., was arrested on numerous occasions--as were many Civil Rights demonstrators--during non-violent protests on various pretexts. Most famously, King spent 11 days in a Birming... Read More »

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How to Appreciate Martin Luther King, Jr.?

Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) is one of America's most influential leaders who dedicated his life to helping others and fighting for racial equality. On Martin Luther... Read More »

Who was Martin Luther King Junior?

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a pastor at a small church in Montgomery, Alabama, in 1955, when he found himself the leader of the Civil Rights Movement. This movement sought to earn African Ameri... Read More »

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When did Martin Luther King, Jr. day begin?

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was first observed as a federal holiday on January 20, 1986. President Ronald Regan signed a bill into law in 1983 to make every third Monday in January a day to celebra... Read More »