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