- New Georgia Encyclopedia
- Martin Luther King Jr. during Civil Rights Movement
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- Civil rights workers--Georgia--Atlanta
African American civil rights workers--Georgia--Atlanta
African Americans--Civil rights--Georgia--Atlanta
African American clergy--Georgia--Atlanta
African American men--Georgia--Atlanta
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- King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
- United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
- black-and-white photographs
- King's interest in nonviolence became a central tenet of his leadership of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and helped lead a young generation of African Americans to promote desegregation through peaceful sit-ins.
Photograph of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. walking down a street with two unidentified men. He wears a long dark coat and tie and looks left. King, a Baptist minister and president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), was the most prominent African American leader in the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s.
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