Black History: The Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

As you sit back and take in the phenomenal accomplishments of black history, it's natural to be impressed by some of the great figures of black history including Booker T. Washington, George Washington Carver and a lot more.  But one name remains head and shoulders above the rest and that's the name Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. King’s legacy of change and his call for the end of racial discrimination and segregation in American society is without question the voice that has struck America as no other has done. While many have demonstrated tremendous leadership, Dr. King clearly showed a vision for the future of America in which black and white worked, lived, played and worshipped together as a united society.

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