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Kennedy expressed his concern for King's harsh treatment for the traffic ticket and political pressure was quickly set in motion.

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In Februarythe SCLC sponsored more than 20 mass meetings in key southern cities to register black voters in the South. Often, it seemed as though the pattern of progress was two steps forward and one step back. The driver asked her again to give up her seat and again she refused.

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Curry was later found mentally incompetent to stand trial. King tearfully told a friend that he could not endure his mother's pain over the marriage and broke the relationship off six months later. Kennedy and campaigned for President Lyndon B. Cordice ; he remained hospitalized for several weeks. Kennedy was campaigning for the presidency in Indianapolis, Indiana. Spontaneous violence spread through urban areas as mourners unleashed their rage at the loss of their leader. But just weeks after the March on Washington, tragedy struck in Birmingham when a bomb exploded at the 16th Street Baptist Church during Sunday school classes. Martin Luther attended segregated public schools in Georgia, graduating from high school at the age of fifteen; he received the B. This organization was named the "Gandhi Society for Human Rights. Martin Luther King, Jr. He graduated from Morehouse in

In the speech's most famous passage—in which he departed from his prepared text, possibly at the prompting of Mahalia Jacksonwho shouted behind him, "Tell them about the dream! He warned King to discontinue these associations and later felt compelled to issue the written directive that authorized the FBI to wiretap King and other SCLC leaders.

ByKing was gaining national exposure. It was during this campaign that Dr. He had concluded that the church offered the most assuring way to answer "an inner urge to serve humanity.

This is why right temporarily defeated is stronger than evil triumphant.

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He was displeased with the pace that President Kennedy was using to address the issue of segregation. Rustin served as King's mentor and advisor throughout his early activism and was the main organizer of the March on Washington. In JanuaryKing, Ralph Abernathyand 60 ministers and civil rights activists founded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference to harness the moral authority and organizing power of black churches.

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