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     January 8, 2018      #60-7 a2z
 
King celebration to stretch over 4 days

Kiera Allen
kallen@daily-journal.com

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister, civil rights activist and a pioneer in ensuring that African-Americans were treated equally.

King helped organize the 1963 March on Washington, where he delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964 for combating racial inequality through nonviolent resistance and organized the Poor People's Campaign alongside the Southern Christian Leadership Conference to address the issues of economic justice before his assassination at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tenn., which now is the site of the National Civil ...

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Kiera Allen Newsroom Assistant Ext: 815-937-3377 kallen@daily-journal.com