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Dr martin luther king jr (15 january 1929 – 4 april 1968) was an american baptist minister, doctor, civil rights activist, and recipient of the nobel peace prize of. In honor of mlk day, here are our top four videos to help kids understand the importance of dr king's dream and his legacy. On april 4, 1968, a movement lost its patriarch when the rev martin luther king jr was killed on a hotel balcony in memphis.