Martin Luther King, JR.: A Dream of Hope (Paperback)

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I have a dream. Those rousing words, spoken by Martin Luther King, Jr. at an historic civil rights rally in Washington, D.C., brought hope to those who listened: hope that in the future there might not be two Americas--one black and one white--but instead a country united, with justice for all. Here is King's inspiring story, which began in Atlanta, Georgia in 1929 and came to a tragic end on April 4, 1968 when an assassin fatally shot him. The pastor of a small Baptist church in Montgomery, Alabama, King became the driving force of the civil rights movement when he led a black boycott of the city's bus lines. His philosophy of nonviolence, and his breathtaking eloquence, helped free African Americans from decades of oppression and finally won them the rights--and opportunities--they deserved.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781402744396
ISBN-10: 1402744390
Publisher: Sterling
Publication Date: February 5th, 2008
Pages: 124
Language: English
Series: Sterling Biographies (Paperback)

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