At the time Martin Luther King, Jr. was only 26 years old and the pastor of a Baptist church in Montgomery. Within a year, he was a national figure and a leader of the Civil Rights movement. One of the greatest orators in American history, remembered for his 'I Have A Dream' speech, Martin Luther King, Jr. was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964. He was assassinated on April 4th 1968.
Telling the inspiring story of the Civil Rights movement... A very important and moving book which tells the story of the movement that transported and changed not only America but globally. -- Black History Live It's still shocking to read this account, detailing the overt racism of the time...King, of course, was one of the finest orators of the 20th century, but passion pours from his pen, too. -- The Crack