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Martin Luther King, Jr.
King's birth home in Atlanta, Georgia.
"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.''
MLK at the signing of the Civil Rights Act in 1964.
At the age of thirty-five, Martin Luther King, Jr., was the youngest man to have received the Nobel Peace Prize.
On Dec. 1955 King led the March to Montgomery, Alabama in response to Rosa Parks’ arrest, beginning the boycot of Mongomery buses that lasted 382 days.
"In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends."
Married Coretta Scott in 1953 and had four children.