I just want to do God's will. Martin Luther King Jr. Was this one man really powerful enough to incite the rage and retaliation of the U.
But I want you to know tonight, that we, as a people, will get to the Promised Land. At that point, us vs.
Montgomery, Alabama mugshot after arrest Feb. He emerged as a leader in the civil rights movement while cementing his dedication to change via nonviolent methods.
Finally, President Johnson ordered the National Guard to protect the demonstrators from attack, and King was able to complete the long march from Selma to the state capital of Montgomery. Let us dedicate to ourselves to what the Greeks wrote so many years ago: to tame the savageness of man and make gentle the life of this world.
Across the globe over a thousand streets have been renamed in tribute.
Even until the day he died, King never allowed fear to triumph.