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By: Kenyetta and Joey. Young years Martin was born January 15 1929. Martin was born with the name Michael and changed his name to Martin. Martin studied.

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1 By: Kenyetta and Joey

2 Young years Martin was born January Martin was born with the name Michael and changed his name to Martin. Martin studied hard and did more then his teachers asked him to. Martin attempted suicide when he was 12 By jumping off a two story home in 1941 He loved to use big words like his father and because of that he was a very smart boy

3 Middle years When martin was getting older he learned there were certain places he couldn’t go Martin got his degree at Morehouse in He was married to Coretta Scott in 1953 Martin was awarded doctors degree in He wrote 5 books

4 Later years Martin won man of the year in 1963 In 1965 Martin and the people who followed him were faced with differentness He donated the 54,000 dollars he won for The Nobel peace prize to charity More than 250,000 people marched From the Washington Monument to the Lincoln Memorial martin got assassinated april, He won the Nobel Peace Prize

5 After Accident Martin Luther King Day was first celebrated in 1986 On his gravestone it said free at last, free at last, thank god almighty I’m free at last.

6 Sources (book)Martin Luther King Jr. (newspaper)Martin Luther King Jr. Civil Rights


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