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Becoming King

Martin Luther King Jr. and the Making of a National Leader (Civil Rights and the Struggle for Black Equality in the Twen)

Troy Jackson, Clayborne Carson (Introduction by)

Paperback

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Hardcover (11/1/2008)

Description

"The history books may write it Reverend King was born in Atlanta, and then came to Montgomery, but we feel that he was born in Montgomery in the struggle here, and now he is moving to Atlanta for bigger responsibilities."-Member of Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, November 1959 Preacher-this simple term describes the twenty-five-year-old Ph.D. in theology who arrived in Montgomery, Alabama, to become the pastor of Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in 1954. His name was Martin Luther King Jr., but where.

University Press of Kentucky, 9780813133904, 248pp.

Publication Date: February 28, 2011



About the Author

Troy Jackson is an editor of The Papers of Martin Luther King Jr., Volume VI: Advocate of the Social Gospel, September 1948--March 1963. After receiving his Ph.D. at the University of Kentucky, he became Senior Pastor at University Christian Church in Cincinnati, Ohio.