Martin Luther king was a baptist minister and leader for African american rights. He wanted to end segregation and have free rights. he made many large speeches including his famous "i have a dream" speech. His goals were later accomplished and segregation ended. He was assassinated April 4,1968.
Nelson Mandela was south Africa's first African american president. He served a 5 year term from 1994 to 1999. He protested against African government and there racist laws. He spent 27 years in prison before he was released. Later, he was rewarded a Nobel peace prize.
Mohandas Gandhi was born October 2,1869. His parents were both very religious which set him on his path. He was a very devoted hindu. He lead an eight year long civil disobedence. This left many people imprisioned. Many people followed ghandi through the things he said and his protests. He lead many other peace movements. Ghandi was later assasinated.