Monday, 15 January 2018

Barack Obama Pays Tribute to Martin Luther King Jnr, Says he is "a permanent inspiration for the rest of us to keep pushing towards justice"

Barack Obama, first black to rule US
Former US President, Barack Obama has joined other world leaders to pay glowing tribute to Martin Luther King, late American Civil Rights Activists. Obama is regarded as a major beneficiary of Kings black rights struggle, having served as first ever black President of United States from 2008 to 2016.

Martin Luther King Jnr, Late American Civil Rights Activist assassinated in 1968.
In a tribute shared on his twitter handle, Obama tweeted:

"Dr. King was 26 when the Montgomery bus boycott began. He started small, rallying others who believed their efforts mattered, pressing on through challenges and doubts to change our world for the better. A permanent inspiration for the rest of us to keep pushing towards justice."

January 15 is marked as Martin Luther King Day to celebrate the legacies of a man regarded as black hero. King was born on January 15, 1929 and was assassinated on April 4, 1968.

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