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Martin Luther King, Jr., made history, but he was also transformed by his deep family roots in the African-American Baptist church, his formative experiences in his hometown of Atlanta, his theological studies, his varied models of religious and political leadership, and his extensive network of contacts in the peace and social justice movements of his time. Although King was only 39 at the time of his death, his life was remarkable for the ways it reflected and inspired so many of the twentieth century’s major intellectual, cultural, and political developments.

King delivers Dexter anniversary sermon; speaks at MIA Institute on Nonviolence and Social Change at First Baptist Church

King delivers the church anniversary sermon at Dexter and later addresses the concluding assembly of the MIA’s Third Annual Institute on Non-Violence and Social Change at First Baptist Church.


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