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us: King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968

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    • us: Kiṅ, Mārṭṭin̲ Lūtar, 1929-1968
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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1929-01-15
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1968-04-04
    • Associated Local

        (naf) United States
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Atlanta (Ga.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Memphis (Tenn.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)
        • Affiliation Start: 1944
        • Affiliation End: 1948
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        • Organization: (naf) Crozer Theological Seminary
        • Affiliation End: 1951
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        • Organization: (naf) Boston University
        • Affiliation End: 1955
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Southern Christian Leadership Conference
        • Affiliation Start: 1957
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          Civil rights activist
            (lcsh) Clergy
              (lcsh) Civil rights workers
                (lcsh) Nobel Prize winners
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              • found: Stride toward freedom, 1958.
              • found: Martin Luther King, Jr., c1999: p. 8 (b. Jan. 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Ga.; d. 1968; co-pastor at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta; graduated from Morehouse College in Atlanta in 1948; Ph.D. from Boston University; received Nobel Peace Prize)
              • found: Mārṭṭin̲ Lūtar Kiṅ : in̲aver̲iyum paṭukolaiyum, 2004.
              • found: Wikipedia, WWW, Mar. 2, 2011 (d. Apr. 4, 1968, in Memphis, Tennessee; B.A. from Morehouse College in sociology in 1948; Bachelor of Divinity from Crozer Theological Seminary in Chester, Pennsylvania in 1951; Ph.D. from Boston University in 1955; helped to found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in 1957; awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964; pastor, civil rights activist)
              • found: African American National Biography, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, August 15, 2014: (King, Martin Luther Jr.; Michael King Jr.; baptist clergyperson, civil rights activist, murder victim, Nobel Prize winner; born 15 January 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States; In 1934 the elder King changed his name and that of his son to Martin Luther King; attended Morehouse College in Atlanta (1944-1948) and was ordained during his final semester; earned a degree at the Crozer Theological Seminary in Pennsylvania (1951); completed a PhD at Boston University (1955); first post as a pastor at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama (1955); founding president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) (1957); co-pastor, with his father, of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta (1960); lead the Birmingham campaign initiated by SCLC; his speech at the 28 August 1963 March on Washington was the culmination of a wave of civil rights protest activity; awarded the Nobel Peace Prize (1964); assasinated in Memphis, Tennessee (1968); President Barack Obama officially dedicated the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial in West Potomac Park on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on 16 October 2011; died 04 April 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States)
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