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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.
         
   
F
Discrimination is a hellhound that gnaws at Negroes in every waking moment of their lives to remind them that the lie of their inferiority is accepted as truth in the society dominating them.

R
Now, I say to you today my friends, even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream.
A
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up, live out the true meaning of its creed: we hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.
N
It is incontestable and deplorable that Negroes have committed crimes; but they are derivative crimes. They are born of the greater crimes of the white society.
K
No, no, we are not satisfied, and we will not be satisfied until justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: To Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Atlanta, 16 Aug 1967.
R: Speech, Washington, D.C., 27 Aug 1963.
A: Speech, Washington, DC, 27 Aug 1963.
N: To Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Atlanta, 16 Aug 1967.
K: Speech Washington, D.C., 28 Aug 1963.
   


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