This Day in Black History: Dec. 10, 1964

This Day in Black History: Dec. 10, 1964

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. received Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway.

Published December 10, 2011

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Baptist minister and civil rights leader, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway. At 35 years old, Dr. King became the youngest man to receive the prestigious award.

 

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