Martin Luther King Jr.

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Martin Luther King Jr. by Mind Map: Martin Luther King Jr.

1. He was born January 15, 1929

1.1. Born at Atlanta, Georgia

2. He was a church pastor

2.1. Dexter Avenue Baptist Church

2.2. Montgomery, Alabama

3. Graduated from Morehouse College

4. Known for Leading the civil rights movement in the United States Advocating nonviolent protest against segregation and racial discrimination

5. On June 18,1953, Martin Luther King Jr. married Coretta Scott

6. March 17 to 25,1965 - King Jr., along with other protestors, marched from Selma to Montgomery as they voiced their right to vote.

7. Martin Luther King Jr. met several presidents in his life time.

7.1. On June 23,1958 Met with President Eisenhower.

7.2. On October 16,1961 Met with President Kennedy.

7.3. On January 18,1964 Met President Lyndon B. Johnson.

8. In 1964 he won the Nobel Peace Prize

9. Died on April 4,1968

9.1. 1968 Was assassinated at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee

10. His father was a baptist minister and his mom a schoolteacher.

11. In 1963 he delivered his 'I Have a Dream' speech to civil rights marchers at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.

12. His famous quote was 'I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.' August, 1963, in a speech to civil rights supporters at the March on Washington.