The judge’s 25 years on the bench were marked by his dedication to the cause of civil rights in this country.
Martin Luther King, Jr. devoted his life to fighting for the civil rights of black Americans.
In January of 1972, British soldiers killed 13 people in a banned Catholic civil rights march in Northern Ireland, in a clash known as “Bloody Sunday.”
After winning $54,000 as part of the Nobel Peace Prize, Martin Luther King donated the money to support civil rights in the United States.
During the civil rights fights of the 50s and 60s, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. emerged as a national hero.
The government seems to be exploiting the environment of fear which has arisen as a result of the terrorist attacks on New York to introduce some laws which seriously curtail civil rights.
Martin Luther King was fearless in his fight for civil rights.
Dr. Martin Luther King was honored with the Nobel Peace Prize for his fight for civil rights in the U.S.
In March of 1965, Martin Luther King led the start of a 4,000-strong civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a very passionate speaker for civil rights in the U.S.
The politician has made a number of provocative speeches which have drawn the anger of civil rights activists throughout the country.
In 1873, civil rights leader Susan B. Anthony was found guilty of voting, and was sentenced to pay a fine, which she refused to do.