MARTIN LUTHER KING - black people not to ride the bus...

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u "Martin Luther King, Jr." " The reason we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. day is because Martin Luther King Jr., a Clergy and Civil Rights Activist, made it clear to all Americans that all men are equal, white or black. Rosa Parks was on a bus one day when a white man asked her to move and give him her seat. She was arrested after she constantly refused to let the man have the seat. This formed the beginning of a boycott. Martin Luther King Jr. was chosen to lead the bus boycott. The boycott was held because black people were forced to sit in the back of the bus. He told all the
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Unformatted text preview: black people not to ride the bus. Martin Luther King Jr. was sent to jail for this 381-day boycott. His house was bombed, and he was constantly threatened by death. Then, he made his famous "I have a dream" speech, which motivated thousands of people around the United States. Martin Luther King was assasinated in 1968. Martin Luther King Jr. is not only remembered for his acts, but also because he fought back non-violently, and also stopped many black riots. For all of this, we remember him on Martin Luther King Jr.'s Day....
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