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3 Social Justice Issues MLK Fought For Outside Of Racial Equality

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. fought against all forms of inequality.

The world remembers Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as one of the most recognized and respected advocates for racial equality, but that wasn't all he stood for. 

King's opposition to racism fueled several other personal and professional missions, including his fight for labor unions, public education and income equality and employment in America, to name a few. 

In the video below, HuffPost Black Voices Editor Lilly Workneh discusses the importance of King's work across these three big social justice issues. King's activism underscored his passion for equality and ultimately helped define him as one of the greatest civil rights leaders of all time.  

  

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