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A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr Setting & Symbolism

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Ebenezer Baptist Church

The Church which Martin Luther King, Jr. co-pastored with his father.

Montgomery Bus Boycott

The Negro boycott of the Montgomery Bus system which lasted for nearly a year. It was the first use of nonviolent protest, and brought about the first integrated bus system in the South.

Nonviolent protests/actions/marches

Large group protests in which there was no violence on the part of the protesters. They willingly went to jail for breaking the law, and accepted the brutality of racist sheriffs in order to bring to public attention the injustices and indignities faced by the Southern Negro people.

Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)

The civil rights group organized shortly after the beginning of the Montgomery bus boycott by Negro leaders throughout the South committed to changing Jim Crow and other segregation laws. Martin Luther King, Jr. was the president of this organization from its...

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