January 31, 1966, (Left to right) unidentified man, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, Coretta Scott King, and Juanita Abernathy with unidentified residents of Vine City neighborhood in Atlanta while protesting the substandard housing in that area.
On October 14, 1964, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. became the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. He received the award for his commitment to nonviolence in the Civil Rights Movement and his leadership of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.
See his acceptance speech, given on December 10, 1964 in Olso, Norway, on the Official Nobel Peace Prize website: http://bit.ly/ZBnJKC