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Source Notes: Source: MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., epitaph, South View Cemetery, Atlanta, Georgia.King was buried on a site adjoining Ebenezer Baptist Church. He had quoted these words from a Negro spiritual to end his I Have a Dream speech given during the march on Washington, August 28, 1963, Washington, D.C.Coretta Scott King, The Words of Martin Luther King, Jr., p. 98 .See No. 462 for a quotation from the I Have a Dream speech.

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Martin Luther King, Jr., (January 15, 1929 - April 4, 1968) was one of the main leaders of the American civil rights movement, a political activist, a Baptist minister, and was one of America's greatest orators. In 1964, King became the youngest man to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize (for his work as a peacemaker, promoting nonviolence and equal treatment for different races). On April 4, 1968, King was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.

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