Originally Posted by Phoenix_Flare
Now that i think about we never really saw how MLK Jr-esq Charles was in X1-X3, that's why in X3 when Mags told Pyro "Charles did more for mutant rights than you'll ever know" that line left a question in my head because we never saw him do anything for mutant rights.
Actually the correct quote is, Charles Xavier did more for mutants than you will ever know
. So it wasn't specifically "mutant rights".
I think Charles' position is somewhat different to MLK, because MLK didn't head a superpowered team that had to operate in secrecy