Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is an American civil rights icon, but his influence traveled far from the shores of this nation. From Australia to Germany to Niger, boulevards and streets bear his name, illustrating how he inspired others, especially in Africa.
Millions of young people around the world are undereducated, underemployed and living in poverty. These conditions are making them potential targets for extremist groups. This demographic makes up more than half of the world’s population. For some, economic uncertainty is leading to disillusionment with established leaders and institutions.