Alan C. Mclean "Martin Luther King"

Alan C. Mclean "Martin Luther King"

Alan C. Mclean "Martin Luther King"

 

Alan C. Mclean

Young Martin did not understand. Why was his friend Warren not at the same school with him? He soon learned the answer. Warren was white, and Martin was black - and that meant different schools and different futures in the USA of the 1930s. But as Martin grew tip, he began to dream of a better future for black people - a future in which black people had better jobs, better schools, and could vote. And he wanted to change things peacefully, without bombs and deaths. In 1964, Martin Luther King became the youngest person, the first black, and the second American to win the Nobel Peace Prize. He had made an extraordinary journey - but death was not far away ...

 

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