Luther King was the hero who fought for the equal civil rights of
America. The medium of his struggle for civil rights was non-violence.
serving the cause of human rights all his life, Martin Luther King was
the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964.
Luther King was
born in 1929 in Atlanta.
He studied theology, the study of religion, at Boston University. He
church service and became Baptist Minister in America. As a minister,
opportunity to look into the high differences between black and white
America. The blacks were humiliated and being a black leader, Luther
pain and bane of blacks.
was deeply inspired to struggle for the
cause of civil rights of Negroes, the black people. He was later
the civil rights campaign and adopted peaceful and non-violent methods.
Luther King carried out his struggle in
decent manner and included persons of all races in his movement. His
means of fighting for civil rights of Negroes was such that he was
even by the white community. For achieving civil rights of American
founded the 'Southern Christian Leadership Conference.’ Since he
brilliant thinker and forceful speaker, he mobilized people for
he became the symbol of justice and leading figure in the campaign for
rights for Negroes in America.