There are few genuine heroes in history, but Martin Luther King can be categorized as one. The minister played an important role in the American Civil Rights Movement and believed in nonviolent protest. The cemetery where Martin Luther King is buried is the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site; however, he was originally buried at South View Cemetery.

Martin Luther King, Jr. - biography

King became a civil rights activist early in his career. He led the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott and helped found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

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