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Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968), civil rights leader, advocate of worldwide social justice, and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, inspired and sustained the struggle for freedom, nonviolence, and interracial unity. His words and deeds continue to shape the lives and destinies of millions.


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African Americans -- Civil rights.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Nonviolence.