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martin luther king

biography and important events of his life

tamara belen

on 14 March 2013

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"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent." Birmingham was one of the most racially segregated cities in the USA.
The minister of Birmingham invited king and his association SCLC to the town, for helping and givin support. Birmingham Segregation
"Not one hair of one head of one person should be harmed." He was an American clerygman, activist, and prominent leader in the  African-Amercian Civil Rights Movement. Bloody Sunday
The first march took place on march7, 1955
The second march was the following Tuesday.
The march had stopped because of police violence.
As a result, March 7 was known as Bloody Sunday. “I submit to you that if a man hasn't discovered something he will die for, he isn't fit to live.”
Martin luther king joins the bus boycott after Rosa Parks was arrested on December 1.
On december 5th he is elected president of the montgomery improvment association, making him the offical spokesman for the boycott. • Nobel Prize •NAACP AWARDS   "the first lady of civil rights"
"the mother of the freedom movement“. Montgomery bus Boycott 1955
“We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.”  1955 Letter From Birmingham Jail "Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical violence but also internal violence of spirit." "We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now." "We have flown the air like birds and swum the sea like fishes, but have yet to learn the simple act of walking the earth like brothers." SCLC Southern Christian Leadership Conference Motto: King expressed his regret that the demonstrations were taking place in Birmingham but felt that the white power structure left the black community with no other choice. “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." What is Conspiracy? Conspiracy Martin Luther King Conspiracy James Earl Ray King has become a national icon in the history of modern American liberalism He was shot while standing on the balcony
of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis,
Tennessee on April 4, 1968. James Earl Ray was arrested in London,
England on June 8, 1968
and returned to Memphis, Tennessee
for being judged for
the assassination of Dr. King.

He was sentenced to ninety-nine
years in the Tennessee State Penitentiary. The unexpected death ...... "Free at last, free at last
thank God Almighty
Im free at last" "I want to be the white man's
brother, not his brother-in-law." The Birmingham campaign was a strategic effort by the SCLC to promote civil rights for African Americans. Rosa Parks 
was an  African-American civil rights activist. Birmingham Campaign James Earl Ray James Earl Ray, a drifter and ex-convict, shot and
killed Martin Luther King Jr.
with a single bullet on an April evening in 1968.

Mr. Ray insisted he had been framed by a man named
Raul, hired by the C.I.A. had helped to kill him. Martin Luther King Conspiracy "Even if I knew that
tomorrow the world would
go to pieces,I would still
plant my apple tree. " It explains an event as being the result of an pretended plot by a covert group or organization. "You not only refuse to shoot a man, but you refuse to hate him."
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