Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story by Martin Luther King Jr., Clayborne Carson

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Martin Luther King Jr. describes the conditions of African Americans living in Alabama during the 1955–1956 Montgomery bus boycott, chronicling the events and participants' planning and thoughts about the boycott and its aftermath.
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929–1968), Nobel Peace Prize laureate and architect of the nonviolent civil rights movement, was among the twentieth century’s most influential figures. One of the greatest orators in U.S. history, King also authored several books, including Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story, Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?, and Why We Can’t Wait. His speeches, sermons, and writings are inspirational and timeless. King was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968.