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Martin Luther King Jr.
Transcript of Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr. was a civil rights leader.
Led non-violent protests to fight for the rights of people: African-Americans.
Goal: America and the world to become a color-blind society.
Despite speech "I have a dream." (1963)
What did Martin Luther King Jr. do to change civil rights?
"I have a dream"
"I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal." - Martin Luther King Jr.
'A man who won't die for something is not fit to live.' - Martin Luther King Jr.
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase." - Martin Luther King Jr.
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools." - Martin Luther King Jr.
Birth: Born in January 15, 1929 (Atlanta, Georgia, United States)
Death: April 4, 1968 (Memphis, Tennessee, United States)
He was shot while standing at the balcony of the motel that evening.
Awards: Nobel Peace Prize, Time's Person of the Year.
Children: Dexter Scott King, Yolanda King, Bernice King, and Martin Luther King III
"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."
By: Vincent, Simon, Liang
He demanded equal rights without the use of force or aggression.
He became really popular and well liked.
He got hated by those who disagreed with the equal rights movement. ㄍ
He used his speech "I have a dream" to created civil rights and made himself one of the greatest speaker.