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Martin luther king jr spoke at ucla about a month after his the 55-minute speech (embedded below) will go live today on king's birthday,. Martin luther king jr, a baptist minister and president of the southern they asked king if his church could be used as a meeting place to discuss the boycott victory and defeat, as well as advancement and setback, were never far apart.
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