with the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the 1965 Voting Rights Act. Man of the Year, Time, 83 (January 3, 1964) 13-16; 25-27. 43 King was arrested during this campaign, which concluded with a United States District Court ruling in Browder. The following year, he and the sclc took the movement north to Chicago to work on segregated housing. It always ends with everyone holding hands in a circle and singing "We Shall Overcome." The Tribute is held on the last Sunday in January and bridges. King outlined his understanding of nonviolence, which seeks to win an opponent to friendship, rather than to humiliate or defeat him. King peppered his addresses and writings with powerful proverbs,"tions, and complex metaphors, some of which he explained and others which would speak for themselves. .
Williams, Brandt (January 16, 2005). 75 76 During the protests, the Birmingham Police Department, led by Eugene "Bull" Connor, used high-pressure water jets and police dogs against protesters, including children. Augustine, Florida, 1964 Main article:. Retrieved May 17, 2015. Retrieved Baldwin, Lewis. The Conscience of a Liberal. King, Martin Luther (1990).
"No other person has been more eloquent and passionate in getting this idea across than Henry David Thoreau King wrote in his autobiography. A b c "An Autobiography of Religious Development". They end up sleeping through a revolution." 9) Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The assassination led to a nationwide wave of race riots in Washington,.C., Chicago, Baltimore, Louisville, Kansas City, and dozens of other cities. "A Brief History of Martin Luther King. Morehouse College During King 's junior year in high school, Morehouse College a respected historically black college announced that it would accept any high school juniors who could pass its entrance exam. "Book Review: Bayard Rustin: Troubles I've Seen". Cordice ; he remained hospitalized for several weeks. 3 The elder King would later state that "Michael" was a mistake by the attending physician to his son's birth, 5 and the younger King 's birth certificate was altered to read " Martin Luther King." in 1957. 124 125 King 's beliefs militated against his staging a violent event, and he negotiated an agreement with Mayor Richard. Jones in defending four ministers of the sclc in the libel case New York Times. King's own words closely echo this statement when he professes that, "the best way to assure oneself that love is disinterested is to have love for the enemy-neighbor from whom you can expect no good in return, but only hostility and persecution.".