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Martin Luther King Jr. Contributions

Quotes: "King organized and led marches for blacks' right to vote, desegregation,
labor rights and other basic civil rights. Most of these rights were successfully
enacted into the law of the United States with the passage of the Civil Rights Act of
1964 and the 1965 Voting Rights Act."
Paraphrasing: King led acts to let African Americans have their rights, and not just
some rights but most of them if not all. He did what he could by mostly by giving
speeches and leading marches.
Comment: Contribution
Identifier:
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Martin Luther King Jr. Contributions

Quotes: "Because of Martin Luther King Jr., it is no longer legal in the United States
to segregate or discriminate based on skin color."
Paraphrasing: Without Martin Luther King Jr. things wouldve been different. He
changed a lot of things which gave African Americans more opportunities and a
better life.
Comment: Contributions
Identifier: http://castle.eiu.edu/~wow/classes/fa03/mlkcontributions.html
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Martin Luther King Jr. Contributions

Quotes: "Through his activism, he played a pivotal role in ending the legal
segregation of African-American citizens in the South and other areas of the nation,
as well as the creation of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of
1965."
Paraphrasing: He helped African Americans in many ways by giving them their
rights and putting a stop to their legal separation when it came to schools,
bathrooms, restaurants, drinking fountains, etc.
Identifier: http://www.biography.com/people/martin-luther-king-jr-9365086#synopsis
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Martin Luther King Jr. Adversity

Quotes: "Because of his involvement in various civil rights activities, Dr. King was
arrested 30 times."

Paraphrasing: Even though he was set back multiple times from arrest, he didn't let
this stop him, and he kept protesting for blacks rights.
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Martin Luther King Jr. Adversity

Quotes: "King faced many obstacles while on his mission for equality. He received
threatening phone calls, his home was bombed and set afire, and he was even
stabbed. King faced opposition from not only whites and their leaders but also from
some of his own race."
Paraphrasing: He went through a lot of adversity throughout his mission for equality
and he basically had a hard time getting word out that the racial problems needed
to change.
Comment: Adversity
Identifier: http://novaonline.nvcc.edu/eli/evans/his135/events/king68/king68.htm
VI.

Martin Luther King Jr. Adversity

Quotes: "In January 1956, while he was speaking to followers in the Montgomery
bus boycott, a bomb exploded at his home."
Paraphrasing: That was an extreme obstacle in his life which only made him become
a better person because he had to persevere through it.
Comment: Adversity
Identifier:
http://www.americanbar.org/publications/insights_on_law_andsociety/13/winter_201
3/overcoming_hatredthecontinuedrelevanceofmartinlutherkingjr.html
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Martin Luther King Jr. Early Life

Quotes: "When MLK Jr. was a little boy, it saddened him that he could not befriend
people who were not black. He knew in his heart that just because people may look
different on the outside, the contents of their hearts and their character is what
makes a person."
Paraphrasing: He wanted to have white friends but because of the racial views of
the parents it wasn't really allowed and he thought it shouldnt have been seen that
way.
Comment: Early Life

Identifier: http://castle.eiu.edu/~wow/classes/fa03/mlkcontributions.html
VIII.

Martin Luther King Jr. Early Life

Quotes: "Not only did he excel amongst his peers, he also achieved outstanding
scores on his college entrance exams. In his junior year of high school, he advanced
to Morehouse College, skipping both the ninth and twelfth grades. Dr. King entered
Morehouse at the age of 15."
Paraphrasing: As a kid he was a great student, and he stood out among all of his
other piers. He was very intelligent which is why he graduated high school at age
15.
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