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

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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 Americasand#151;one black and one whiteand#151;but instead a country united, with justice for all. Here is Kingand#8217;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.and#160;

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 cityand#8217;s bus lines. His philosophy of nonviolence, and his breathtaking eloquence, helped free African Americans from decades of oppression and finally won them the rightsand#151;and opportunitiesand#151;they deserved.

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“I have a dream.” Those rousing words, spoken by Martin Luther King, Jr., brought hope to those who listened: hope that in the future this might be a united country, with justice for all. Alice Fleming, an accomplished biographer, tells Kings 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. 

Product Details

ISBN:
9781402744396
Author:
Fleming, Alice
Publisher:
Sterling
Author:
Fleming, Alice Mulcahey
Subject:
People of Color
Subject:
Baptists
Subject:
Clergy
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
African Americans - Civil rights - History -
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Subject:
STUDY NOTES - Quamut
Subject:
NATURE - NATURE
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Sterling Biographiesand#174;
Publication Date:
20080231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
- Up
Language:
English
Illustrations:
all in color
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
from 10

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“I have a dream.” Those rousing words, spoken by Martin Luther King, Jr., brought hope to those who listened: hope that in the future this might be a united country, with justice for all. Alice Fleming, an accomplished biographer, tells Kings 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. 
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