Why Martin Luther King is A Christian Herald?

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“Herald Jr.” According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary, the definition of a herald is one who goes before or announces the coming of another, kind of like a forerunner. But after I read Martin Luther King’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail”, my definition of a herald is someone who strongly advocates a issues and doesn’t give up until his dream or hope come true even if death is the solution to get people understand it, sort of like non-religious martyr. Martin Luther King is a Christian herald because he puts his life on the line so that (African-American people) could live in peace and not segregated from the rest of society, just like Jesus did for all people on the cross so that we could enter the gates of Heaven and our sins could be repented by God. Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the most important leaders of the American Civil Rights Movement. Martin Luther King Jr. was a Baptist minister in Alabama who held of one the leadership like roles available to African-America people during a time of struggle. Later on in his career, he became civil rights activist who led the Montgomery Bus Boycott and helped establish the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. His brilliant effort to start desegregation movement, sparked the March on Washington where he delivered his most famous speech “I Have a Dream”. His effort to end segregation and racial discrimination through non-violent means earned him a Nobel Prize and earned him the respect he deserved as leader and honor to be recognized as father of Civil Rights Movement (Discovering World Edition, Online Edition “Martin Luther King Jr.). The Montgomery Bus Boycott was a political and social protest campaign started, and led by Martin Luther King Jr, in 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama trying to challenge the city’s policy of racial segregation on its public transportation system. The protest lasted about a year and

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