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 Martin Luther King jr. Was born January 15, 1929.  His fathers name was Pastor Martin Luther King sr. at Ebenezer Baptist church.  His mothers name.

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2  Martin Luther King jr. Was born January 15,  His fathers name was Pastor Martin Luther King sr. at Ebenezer Baptist church.  His mothers name is Alberta King, She was a Preacher.  At age 10 in 1939 martin was an active member of his church choir.

3  In 1944 Martin was accepted More House University.  In 1947 Martin was ordained a minister in his fathers church.  In 1948 Martin graduated from college with arts in sociology, then moving to theology.  In 1953 Dr. King married Coretta Scott.  In 1954 Dr. King became the pastor of the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church.  In 1955 Dr. King obtained two separate bachelor degree’s as well as a Doctor of Philosophy degree.

4  In 1956 The supreme court upheld the desegregation of buses.  In 1957 Dr. King helped establish the southern Christian leadership conference and became it’s president.  In 1963 Dr. King led a march in Birmingham, more than 250,000 marched from the Washinton D. C. monument to the Lincoln Memorial.  In 1964 Dr. King was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.  In 1968 DR. King was assassinated.

5  Martin loved listening to his father preach.  Martins Brothers name was Alfred and his sisters name was Christine.  Martin skipped two grades and graduated high school at age 15.  Martin encouraged people to register to vote and join the N.A.A.C.P.  Dr. King successfully led the boycott of the busses, this task took a lot of responsibility that Dr. king showed.

6  Paston,aml/Martin Luther kingJr. DK publishing Inc published  Famous Black Americans. Written by Dr. John T. King and Marcet H. King 


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