Martin Luther King

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Martin Luther King United States charismatic civil rights leader and Baptist minister who campaigned against the segregation of Blacks (1929-1968)
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Usage

In literature:

Most of the publicity, however, went to Martin Luther King, Jr., its main speaker.
"The Black Experience in America" by Norman Coombs
After the Martin Luther King Day Crash of 1990, Goldstein, for instance, adeptly rubbed salt into the wound in the pages of 2600.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
Martin Luther King's dream was the American Dream.
"United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches" by Various
Martin Luther King's dream was the American Dream.
"U.S. Presidential Inaugural Addresses" by Various
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 478-79, 588.
"Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965" by Morris J. MacGregor Jr.
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In news:

Bainbridge middle school skips day off for Martin Luther King.
The white supremacist who pleaded guilty to attempting to bomb a Martin Luther King Day march in Spokane, Wash. Was sentenced Tuesday.
The FBI is investigating whether racial bias could have played a role in the apparent attempted bombing of a Martin Luther King Jr Day parade route in Spokane, Wash.
The Meaning of Martin Luther King Day .
In the past I never quite understood the significance of our national holiday celebrating the life of Martin Luther King.
NAACP Draws Complaints for Covering George Washington Statue on Martin Luther King Day .
Woman Riffs on Atlanta Weather and Martin Luther King Day .
Where was Martin Luther King Jr born.
The statue at the Martin Luther King Jr memorial by the Tidal Basin in Washington, DC in August 2011.
Is Ann Coulter Right About the Civil Rights Movement and Martin Luther King.
Martin Luther King (Photo Source: Library of Congress), P.I.N.
Martin Luther King, Jr Commemorative Committee announces literary contest for students.
Martin Luther King III speaks at Rollins, continuing father's message of nonviolence.
Martin Luther King Jr Community Service Award recognizes volunteer work.
The Martin Luther King Memorial is seen August 11, 2012 in Washington, D.C.
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