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Martin Luther King Jr.

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther king grew up in the south in the 1930s with humiliating segregation laws. examples of segregation laws Black people could not use the same water fountain as whites. Black people could only sit in special areas on buses or trolleys, but only if there was enough room for the white people. Only white people could come to public pools and parks. Childhood EDUCATION Martin Luther King Jr.
grew up in a middle class
family. Martin Luther King Jr. Born :
January 15, 1929
in
Atlanta, Georgia Died:
April 4, 1968
in
Memphis, Tennissee He had an older sister named Christine
and
an a younger brother named Alfred (A.D.) Shuker, Nancy. Martin Luther King. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1985.
Harris, Jacquline L. King, Martin Luther, Jr. Danbury: Scholastic Library Publishing Inc., 2004.
Adler, David A. Martin Luther King, Jr. Free at Last. New York: Holiday House Inc., 1986.
LSU." http://www.lib.lsu.edu/hum/mlk/srs218.html
"Eastern Illinois University." http://www.castle.eiu.edu/~amheroes/mlkteam.html Sources
Morehouse College
Crozer Technology Seminary
University of Pennsylvania
Boston University
Harvard He and his family had to live life with segregation laws. Later Family Life Martin Luther King Jr. married
Coretta Scott on June 8, 1953. They had four children There names were... Yolanda Denise
Martin Luther III
Dexter Scott
Bernice Albertine Summary Contributions Bus Boycott Why we remember.. Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream. A dream that all people, regardless of race, should have equal rights. He believed that it wasn't what is on the outside, but what is on the inside that counts. He had a dream and took action to do what he believed was right.
Now, segregation is illegal. He is remembered for his bravery
and taking action to do what he believed
was right. He believed that there should not be segregation laws, and now they are
illegal. He Speeches Gave many speeches to the public. One of the most famous ones was the "I Have A Dream" speech Martin Luther King Jr. did many things and contributed lots of time to protest equal rights. Some things that he did were.... Contributions This is when many black people protested against segregation laws on buses. Lunch Counter Sit-ins Lunch Counter Sit-ins were when black people went and sat, waiting to be served in a restaurant only serving whites. SCLC Martin Luther King Jr. helped formed the SCLC, which stands for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference "America's Story From America's Library." http://www.americaslibrary.gov/aa/king/aa_king_subj.html "History."
http://www.history.com/topics/martin-luther-king-jr By Olivia Bloch
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