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Martin Luther King Jr.
Transcript of Martin Luther King Jr.
of the Montgomery Improvement Association.
Minister Of Dexter Avenue Baptist Church Non-Violent Protest Believed that violence was not the answer. "I have A dream" His Most Memorable speech. Shot in the balcony of Lorraine Motel by James Earl Ray. Thanks to him, ALL
Have EQUAL RIGHTS. Originated the Non- Violence Strategy within the activist Civil Rights Movement. Well known for his " I Have A Dream Speech." Arranged sit-ins, Marches, and boycotts. http://tstrong.com/Martin.htm http://www.cnn.com/2011/OPINION/02/12/mills.egypt.selma/index.html http://georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu/tdgh-apr/apr03.htm CITATIONS by:ELTONMORARA His trip to India in 1959 deepened his understanding of non-violent resistance, which was Inspired by Ghandi's success. Fun Facts Vegetarian
Originally named Michael King Jr.
Started college at age 15 More Facts
Married and had 4 children.
Him and his father changed their names to Martin Luther King. MLK gave his Speech to over 200,000 people "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." Part of His last speech was:
"I just want to do God's will. And He's allowed me to go up to the mountain. And I've looked over. And I've seen the promised land. I may not get there with you. But I want you to know tonight, that we, as a people, will get to the promised land" ACHIEVEMENTS Nobel Peace Prize. http://straightfromthea.com/2011/01/17/in-remembrance-dr-martin-luther-king-jr-1929-1968-photos/king-wins-nobel-peace-prize/ Won the presidential medal of freedom Helped to end segregation against colored people. http://seattletimes.com/special/mlk/photogallery/1956-62/09.html http://www.ithacalibrary.com/sp/subjects/guide.php?subject=mlk STABBED DR. Martin Luther King Jr. He was in Harlem when a deranged 42 year old woman stabbed him in the chest The doctor had said if he had sneezed he would have died.