Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: The Man Behind the Movement

Perhaps one of the most powerfully inspirational and tenacious leaders of our time, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. left behind a legacy that changed the United States forever. From community organizing to leading historical marches, from the infamous "I Have a Dream" speech to being an instrumental figure in the 1964 Civil Rights Act, MLK helped pave the way for the beginnings of racial equality in America.

The philosophies, concerns and hopes he shared are still widely discussed in classrooms, political chambers and chanted by those who continue to march. But who really was the man behind one of the most remembered and remarkable sociopolitical movements in the world? Watch and listen as these videos get into the heart and soul of the legendary Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Written by Curiosity Staff January 16, 2014

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