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1 Martin Luther King question

say how Martin Luther King was a 'prophet' of his time. What did he give up for his beliefs . Give a example PLZ

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    how Martin Luther King was a prophet of his time.

    -->The contribution of Martin Luther King to the black freedom movement was that of a leader who was able to turn protests into a crusade and to translate local conflicts into moral issues of nationwide concern. Successful in awakening the black masses and galvanizing them into action, he won his greatest victories by appealing to the consciences of white Americans and thus bringing political leverage to bear on the federal government in Washington. The strategy that broke the segregation laws of the South, however, proved inadequate to solve more complex racial problems elsewhere.

    What did he give up for his beliefs

    -->His life.On the evening of April 4, 1968, while standing on the balcony of his motel room in Memphis, Tennessee, where he was to lead a protest march in sympathy with striking garbage workers of that city, he was assassinated.

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