, activist, and prominent leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for being an iconic figure in the advancement of civil rights in the United States and around the world, using nonviolent
methods following the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi
. King has become a national icon in the history of modern American liberalism
minister, King became a civil rights activist early in his career.
True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice.
Men often hate each other because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don't know each other; they don't know each other because they can not communicate; they can not communicate because they are separated.
Man is man because he is free to operate within the framework of his destiny. He is free to deliberate, to make decisions, and to choose between alternatives. He is distinguished from animals by his freedom to do evil or to do good and to walk the high road of beauty or tread the low road of ugly degeneracy.
I submit to you that if a man has not discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
A riot is the language of the unheard.