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Martin Luther King, Jr.
(1929-1968) born on
Jan 15
US civil rights leader, clergyman. He eloquently led the non-violent Civil Rights movement, 1950-1968 and won the Nobel Prize, 1964.
A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on an installment plan.

The question is not whether we will be extremists, but what kind of extremists we will be.
The ultimate solution to the race problem lies in the willingness of men to obey the unenforceable.
We have genuflected before the god of science only to find that it has given us the atomic bomb, producing fears and anxieties that science can never mitigate.
We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the hateful words and actions of the bad people but for the appalling silence of the good people.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Strength to Love," 1963.
R: "Letter from Birmingham Jail," in "Why We Can't Wait," 1963.
A: "Where Do We Go from Here: Chains or Community?"
N: "Strength To Love," ch. 13, 1963.
K: "Letter from Birmingham Jail," in "Why We Can't Wait," 1963.

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