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Martin luther king jr was a prominent leader of civil rights movement in the us this biography profiles his childhood, family, life, career, achievements and timeline. A transformational leader like dr king focuses more on the end-goal for the greater good, rather than her own comfort.
“a genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus” -dr martin luther king jr dr martin luther king jr epitomized the qualities of leadership and self-sacrifice. Fifty years after his death, the civil rights leader is a national treasure in the us but what happened to his revolutionary legacy. Louis menand writes about martin luther king, jr,’s holt street church speech, from december 5, 1955, to the organizers of the montgomery bus boycott. Martin luther king jr was a good leader because of his knowledge of the cause he fought for, his communication skills and his example.
President trump was merely following a script when he read and signed a proclamation honoring the rev dr martin luther king jr, the slain civil rights leader’s son told the daily news. Dr martin luther king, jr, born on january 15, 1929, was an american clergyman, activist, and prominent leader in the african-american civil rights movement. Civil rights leader martin luther king jr was born january 15, 1929 if you wanted to protest something, how would you go about it.
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