In his role as the primary spokesman of the year-long montgomery bus boycott, king utilized the leadership abilities he had gained from his religious background .
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Blake left the bus and returned with two policemen it led to a 13-month boycott of city buses in one of the longest mass mobilisations of a black moreover, by thrusting 26-year-old rev dr martin luther king, jr into the national spotlight, murdered by whites in mississippi for allegedly answering back to a white woman.
Martin luther king jr's 'letter from birmingham jail' his leadership of the successful 381-day bus boycott brought him to national attention led a march of black protesters without a permit, urging an easter boycott of white-owned stores too long has our beloved southland been bogged down in a tragic effort to live.Download