Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr. never expected to be a leader. All he wanted was for black people like him to be treated fairly in America. But what began as a small protest soon became a revolution... Usborne Famous Lives retell the stories of fascinating people, bringing them to life so vividly, it's as if you're there with them.
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