1964: TIME names civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. its Man of the Year. He is the first African American chosen for the title.

1964: TIME names civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. its Man of the Year. He is the first African American chosen for the title.

Martin Luther King Jr, Time Magazine cover - Man of the Year

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1963 TIME Magazine Man of the Year - Martin Luther King. An American clergyman, activist, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience.

On August Martin Luther King Jr. addressed over people from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in what has become known as the I Have A Dream speech.

"A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on the installment plan." ~ Martin Luther King Jr, b.

Black History Month is a celebration of African American heritage. This is only a small portion of the African Americans who broke down barriers, opened doors, made a difference and earned the dist…

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