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MARTIN LUTHER KING JR

biography

On 28 August 1963 Martin Luther King, Jr. organised a now historic march to Washington to show the importance of solving the nation's racial problems. About 250,000 people gathered and listened to Martin Luther King, Jr.'s speech when he uttered the immortal words: "I have a dream that my four children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the colour of their skin, but by the content of their character".

MLK jr born-died

Martin Luther King, Jr., was born on 15 January 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Martin Luther King, Jr.Died on 4 April 1968, in Memphis, Tennessee

The funeral was held on April,9 1968 at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta

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MLK life

M.L.'s best friend as a child was a white boy. But when they reached school age the friends coulnd't even though they lived in the same neighborhood, they could not go to the same school. MLK friend would go to a school for white children and MLK was sent to a school for black children. After the first day of school MLK and his friend were never allowed to play together again.

MLK family

MLK, Jr. was the second child and first son to the Reverend Martin Luther King and Alberta Williams King. He had one sister, Christine and one brother, Alfred Daniel.

MLK timeline

1929

Born on at noon on January 15, 1929. Parents: The Reverend and Mrs. Martin Luther King, Sr. Home: 501 Auburn Avenue, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia.

1957

King forms the Southern Christian Leadership Conference to fight segregation. On May 17, Dr. King speaks to a crowd of 15,000 in Washington, D.C.

1962

During the unsuccessful Albany, Georgia movement, King is arrested on July 27 and went to jail.

1994

Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal Holiday Commission. (Washington D.C.: Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal Holiday Commission).

MLK SPEECHE'S

I HAVE A DREAM

Letter From Birmingham Jail, April 16, 1963

I See the Promised Land

Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech December 10, 1964, Oslo, Norway:

Loving Your Enemies November 17 1957

Speech at the Great March on Detroit 23 June 1963 Detroit, Mich.

Our God Is Marching On! March 25, 1965. Montgomery, Ala.

MLK goes to jail

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