Chapter

Epilogue

Troy Jackson

in Becoming King

Published by University Press of Kentucky

Published in print November 2008 | ISBN: 9780813125206
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813135045 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5810/kentucky/9780813125206.003.0008
Epilogue

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This section conveys the significant influence Montgomery's local struggle had on Martin Luther King Jr. It notes that the national civil rights spotlight returned to Montgomery one last time on March 25, 1965, when King paid tribute to the struggle that had launched his civil rights leadership a decade previously. The chapter further conveys that King paid homage to the people of Montgomery, whose sacrifices and courage had catapulted him to the forefront of the national civil rights struggle.

Keywords: Montgomery; Martin Luther King; civil rights

Chapter.  2103 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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