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Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929-April 4, 1968) was a clergyman, activist, and prominent leader in the American civil rights movement. In 1964, King became the youngest person to receive the Nobel Prize for his work to end racial segregation and discrimination through nonviolent means.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Books by Martin Luther King, Jr.

Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Illustrated by Kadir Nelson - Children's, Young Adult 10+

On August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King gave one of the most powerful and memorable speeches in our nation's history. His words, paired with Caldecott Honor winner Kadir Nelson's magnificent paintings, make for a picture book to be treasured by children and adults alike.