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

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1953:In Boston he met and married Coretta Scott, a young woman of uncommon intellectual and artistic attainments. Two sons and two daughters were born into the family.

Born on at noon on January 15, 1929. Parents: The Reverend and Mrs. Martin Luther King, Sr.

Home of Martin Luther King Jr.: 501 Auburn Avenue, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia.

His well known speech,"I HAVE A DREAM", motivated African-americans to don't let your guard down and keep on marching. He conferred with President John F. Kennedy and campaigned for President Lyndon B. Johnson that day too.

1964: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.

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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,There are riots and disturbances in 130 American cities. There were twenty thousand arrests. King's funeral on April 9 is an international event. Within a week of the assassination, the Open Housing Act is passed by Congress.

He was arrested upwards of twenty times and assaulted at least four times.1962 During the unsuccessful Albany, Georgia movement, King is arrested on July 27 and jailed.

Was named Man of the Year by Time magazine in 1964, and became not only the symbolic leader of African-Americans but also a world figure.

Martin Luther attended segregated public schools in Georgia, graduating from high school at the age of fifteen; he received the B. A. degree in 1948 from Morehouse College, a distinguished Negro institution of Atlanta from which both his father and grandfather had graduated.

1966:In June, King and others begin the March Against Fear through the South.