Martin Luther King

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  • Created on: 29-05-11 12:25
  • King was a leading figure in the civil rights movement before he was assassinated in 1968.
  • He believed in non-violent protest and supported actions such as sit-ins and boycotts.
  • He had won increasing support for the civil rights movement by appealing to students.
  • In April 1960, the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) was set up and many of these workers dropped out of their studies to work full time in assisting desegregation.
  • In the summer of 1961, the main civil rights groups - SNCC, CORE…


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