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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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“The time is always right to do what is right” (King). Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was an influential man with an influential message. Since he was young, Dr. King was recognized as a skilled public speaker with a compelling message of truth, justice, honesty and, most notably, equality. As a boy, Dr. King attended segregated schools; he, firsthand, experienced the effects of racial discrimination through segregation in the United States. In the late fifties and early to mid sixties, Dr. King spoke over twenty-five hundred times on issues concerning injustice (nobelprize.org). He would, while encouraging peace, argue against racial injustice and advocate for equality. His messages were passionate and inspiring; Dr. King was focused on making
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