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Rev. A.D. King Sr., Atlanta, formerly of Louisville. (1930-1969). African American. Rev. King was a human rights leader who fought for open housing, jobs for poor people, voting rights and civil rights and marched from Louisville to Alabama to Atlanta to obtain his goals. The younger brother of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Rev. A.D. King organized thousands of people in his own right to obtain equality and liberation from police and political oppression. Rev. King was the pastor at four churches, including Zion Baptist Church in Louisville and Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, where is father and brother also pastored. Rev. King endured bombings to his church in Louisville and his home in Alabama, yet he continued his call for non-violence social change.
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