Famous Hero Featured: Martin Luther King Jr. on Ending Racial Discrimination

Martin Luther King Jr. is the featured famous hero of HeroBook.com. His advocacy on equality and anti racial discrimination has made him lead the African-American Civil Rights Movement.

Novato, CA, June 09, 2012 --(PR.com)-- HeroBook features Martin Luther King Jr., a famous hero who is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights in the United States and around the world, using nonviolent methods following the teachings of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.

Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. He was a clergyman who later on became an activist and a prominent leader of the African-American Civil Rights Movement. As a preacher in the Baptist church, King began having quite a strong following of the black masses. Later on, he was able to address the racial discrimination against the black American society that has caused a national uproar.

HeroBook, a website that contains a collection of stories about different kinds of heroes all over the world, proudly presents famous hero, Martin Luther King Jr. HeroBook believes that he is an example of true heroism because of his exceptional leadership skills, impressive rhetoric. Therefore, HeroBook thinks that the legend should be able to inspire its readers into thinking about the different aspects of heroism.

King’s significant characteristic of heroism is his leadership skills. To be a good leader, one must be able to serve. Leading is an act of selfless service as you decide to take the most difficult responsibility of handling a group and of approving all of your objectives. For Martin Luther King, leading a society for the greater good was his mission. It started out humbly in the church where he preached in. Little by little, he was aware of what’s going on in the society- how the black population received discrimination- and he was firm on changing it without any violence involved.

To address a sensitive topic without inflicting any violence, King used his rhetorical skills. He managed to spread awareness in the most concise manner. He pushed human rights to be equal for all- the benefits of the white population should also be the benefits of the black population as they are all living in the same country. Moreover, his advocacy against racial discrimination has reached on an international level.

For someone to cause uproar all over the world and create social change, it takes an extraordinary human being. Martin Luther King Jr. was indeed a hero for the black population as their freedom is dedicated to this extraordinary man. To know more about Martin Luther King Jr. and more heroes, check out www.herobook.com.
Alexis Krosov