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Martin Luther King, Jr., PhD Biography

American Civil Rights Leader
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Involvement and Affiliations:
  • “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a vital figure of the modern era. His lectures and dialogues stirred the concern and sparked the conscience of a generation. The movements and marches he led brought significant changes in the fabric of American life through his courage and selfless devotion. This devotion gave direction to thirteen years of civil rights activities. His charismatic leadership inspired men and women, young and old, in this nation and around the world.””Biographical Outline of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.”
    The King Center
  • Nobel Peace Prize Winner, 1964
  • Recipient, Man of the Year, TIME magazine, 1963
  • PhD, Boston University, Systematic Theology, 1955
  • BA, Crozer Thological Seminary, Divinity, 1951
  • BA, Morehouse College, Sociology, 1948
  • At age 35, Martin Luther King, Jr. was the youngest man to have received the Nobel Peace Prize
  • Born Jan. 15, 1929
  • Was assassinated on the balcony of his motel room in Memphis, TN on Apr. 4, 1968
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