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Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. was born on Janurary 15,1929 and died April 4, 1968.

When Martin Luther King Jr. was born his name was Michael Luther King Jr. but then later change to Martin Luther King Jr.

His father was a pastor at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. He was a pastor from 1914 to 1931. Then when his father died Martin Luther King Jr. became a co-pastor.

Martin Luther King Jr. attended public schools in Georgia

He graduate from high school at the age of 15.

In Boston he met and married Coretta Scott. And then he had two sons and two daughters.

In 1954, Martin Luther King Jr. became pastor of the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama.

Then in 1957 martin luther king jr. was elected president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, which is an organization formed to provide new leadership for the now burgeoning civil rights movement.

Martin Luther King Jr. was awarded with the B.D. in 1951 with a fellowship won at Crozer, he enrolled in graduate studies at Boston University, completing his residence for the doctorate in 1953 and receiving the degree in 1955.

. On December 21, 1956, after the Supreme Court of the United States had declared unconstitutional the laws requiring segregation on buses, Negroes and whites rode the buses as equals. During these days of boycott, King was arrested, his home was bombed, he was subjected to personal abuse, but at the same time he emerged as a Negro leader of the first rank. . On December 21, 1956, after the Supreme Court of the United States had declared unconstitutional the laws requiring segregation on buses, Negroes and whites rode the buses as equals. During these days of boycott, King was arrested, his home was bombed, he was subjected to personal abuse, but at the same time he emerged as a Negro leader of the first rank.

At the age of thirty-five, Martin Luther King, Jr., was the youngest man to have received the Nobel Peace Prize. When notified of his selection, he announced that he would turn over the prize money of $54,123 to the furtherance of the civil rights movement.

On the evening of April 4, 1968, while standing on the balcony of his motel room in Memphis, Tennessee, where he was to lead a protest march in sympathy with striking garbage workers of that city, he was assassinated.

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