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Martin Luther King Jr.

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Elton Morara

on 13 January 2013

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Transcript of Martin Luther King Jr.

His Death WHO IS MLK Martin Luther King Jr. Leader of Civil Rights Movement and president
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
African Americans
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.
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