Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954 - 1963 Character Descriptions

Taylor Branch
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Character Descriptions

Martin Luther King, Jr. - He was highly intelligent, entering college at an early age thanks to an experimental school he attended that pushed his academic achievements higher than the average public school student. He went to college with the intention of becoming a doctor, but after several years of independence and exposure to other men who had a similar background, he decided he would go into the family business after all.

Martin Luther King, Sr. or Daddy King - He was an uneducated young man who fought for an education at Morehouse in order to marry the girl of his dreams.

Ralph Abernathy - After being named as a pastor in a highly litigated ad asking for financial support for King during a time of false prosecution, he would find himself losing most of his personal property as a governor sued him for libel.

Roy Wilkins...

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