Martin Luther King, Jr. is an incredible inspiration to people around the world today who suffer from injustice. His commitment to nonviolence made him an effective and esteemed leader of the Civil Rights Movement. Today, King is remembered for his remarkable strength, perseverance, and dedication to fighting for equality amidst setbacks and discouragement. His faith in humanity helped bring about the changes needed for a more just society. This lesson allows students to get to know Martin Luther King, Jr., and his philosophy, by recognizing the message behind his actions and words. As students think deeply about nonviolence, commitment, teamwork, respect, and empathy, they will learn about the value and ideology behind peaceful protests.

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