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Martin Luther King, Jr.

King's journey to becoming the leading figure in the American civil rights movement

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Bedtime Biography: The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. is a book in which Martin Luther King, Jr. tells his life story. It is an inspiring and educational read that gives insight into the mind of one of America's most famous civil rights leaders.

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    Turn to any period in human history, and you’ll see a lot of turmoil and upheaval. But very few eras can rival the twentieth century for sheer degree of change. 

    Among those who experienced that change firsthand were African Americans, whose status in the United States shifted tremendously in the second half of the twentieth century. And no name is more closely associated with those changes than that of Martin Luther King Jr.

    What was the story behind the man who helped define the civil-rights movement in the US? Settle in, get comfortable, and listen to the autobiography of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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    What is Bedtime Biography: The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. about?

    Narrated by Montae Russell

    Music by Federico Coderoni

    The Autobiography Of Martin Luther King, Jr. (1998) is a firsthand account of the life and work of one of the most important figures in recent American history: Martin Luther King Jr. Assembled from his writings, letters, interviews, and speeches, this autobiography tells of King’s journey from Christian minister in the segregated South to the leading figure of the civil rights movement. 

    Bedtime Biography: The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. Review

    Bedtime Biography: The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. (2009) invites readers to explore the life and legacy of one of the most influential figures in American history. Here are three reasons why this book is a must-read:

    • Through Martin Luther King, Jr.'s own words, readers gain a deep understanding of the struggles and triumphs of the civil rights movement.
    • The book provides insightful anecdotes and personal experiences that shed light on the challenges faced by King and his dedication to equality.
    • With its thought-provoking ideas about social justice and the power of nonviolent protest, the book encourages readers to contemplate and reflect on important societal issues.

    Who should read Bedtime Biography: The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr.?

    • History and political buffs
    • Citizens concerned with issues of racial, social, and economic justice
    • Anyone looking to educate themselves on Black American history

    About the Author

    Martin Luther King Jr. was a religious leader, activist, and key figure in the American civil rights movement of the 1960s. An ordained Christian minister, he led the Montgomery bus protests and the March on Washington and was involved in organizing numerous other civil rights campaigns across the United States. In 1964, he received the Nobel Peace Prize for his life’s work. He was assassinated in 1968. 

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    The main message of Bedtime Biography: The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. is a powerful account of Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and his mission for equality and justice.

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    Is Bedtime Biography: The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. a good book? Is it worth reading?

    Bedtime Biography: The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. is a must-read for anyone interested in Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and his pivotal role in the civil rights movement.

    Who is the author of Bedtime Biography: The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr.?

    The author of Bedtime Biography: The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. is Martin Luther King Jr. himself.

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