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Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy in U.S. history is as one of the most important voices during the Civil Rights Movement. He was known as a social activist and a Baptist Minister. His role during the Civil Rights Movement inspired many people to march and advocate for racial equality in a non-violent manner. His leadership, speeches, and determination have made him a role model for those who continue to fight for better jobs, decent housing, quality education, and justice.
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