Peace Martin Luther King - Niort France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege
N 46° 20.076 W 000° 24.353
30T E 699651 N 5134495
Quick Description: rue du prix Nobel de la paix 1964.
Location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
Date Posted: 1/15/2015 2:42:13 AM
Waymark Code: WMN7VQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
On October 14, 1964, King received the Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial inequality through nonviolence. In 1965, he and the SCLC helped to organize the Selma to Montgomery marches and the following year, he took the movement north to Chicago to work on segregated housing. In the final years of his life, King expanded his focus to include poverty and speak against the Vietnam War, alienating many of his liberal allies with a 1967 speech titled "Beyond Vietnam".

Martin Luther King devient le plus jeune lauréat du prix Nobel de la paix en 1964 pour sa lutte non-violente contre la ségrégation raciale et pour la paix. Il commence alors une campagne contre la guerre du Viêt Nam et la pauvreté, qui prend fin en 1968 avec son assassinat officiellement attribué à James Earl Ray, dont la culpabilité et la participation à un complot sont toujours débattues.
Field of Accomplishment: Peace

Year of Award: 1964

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