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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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