Martin Luther King

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Martin Luther King by Mind Map: Martin Luther King

1. he was born January 15, 1929

2. He attended segregated public schools in Georgia.

2.1. He graduates from high school at the age of fifteen.

2.2. He received the B. A. degree in 1948 from Morehouse College, a distinguished Negro institution of Atlanta.

3. He enrolled in graduate studies at Boston University, completing his residence for the doctorate in 1953 and receiving the degree in 1955.

3.1. In Boston he met and married Coretta Scott

4. In Boston he met and married Coretta Scott

4.1. Two sons and two daughters were born into the family.

5. In 1954 he was a member of the executive committee of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

6. In 1955 he accept the leadership of the first great Negro nonviolent demonstration of contemporary times in the United States, the bus boycott described by Gunnar Jahn in his presentation speech in honor of the laureate

7. During these days of boycott, King was arrested, but at the same time he emerged as a Negro leader of the first rank.

8. During these days of boycott, King was arrested, but at the same time he emerged as a Negro leader of the first rank.

9. This information is copyright by me and cant be modify without my knowledge, the informatio is from http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1964/king-bio.html

10. In the eleven-year period between 1957 and 1968, King traveled over six million miles and spoke over twenty-five hundred times, appearing wherever there was injustice

11. At the age of thirty-five, Martin Luther King, Jr., was the youngest man to have received the Nobel Peace Prize.

12. On the evening of April 4, 1968, while standing on the balcony of his motel room in Memphis, Tennessee, he was assassinated.