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A Biography By: Lawrence and Emma  born January 15,1929 in Atlanta, Georgia.  Martin had a little brother named Alfred, and a big sister named Christina.

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2 A Biography By: Lawrence and Emma

3  born January 15,1929 in Atlanta, Georgia.  Martin had a little brother named Alfred, and a big sister named Christina.  Martin Luther King real name was Michael.

4  Martin and his best friend weren’t the same skin color and they couldn’t go to school together.  But Martin became student body president of his class.  When Martin went to high school he was popular and hung out with girls.  Martin went to Booker T. Washington high school, he graduated in 1948

5  Martin was so smart he started college at the age of 15.  Martin got accepted to a lot of colleges  Martin went to Crozer in Pennsylvania

6 Martin married Coretta Scott in 1953 They had four kids Yolanda, Martin Luther King III, Dexter Scott, and Bernice.

7  Dr. King talked about equality, and people should be treated equal.  Some people didn’t agree with Martin and they put him in jail.  When Martin was in jail he wrote books and letters to try and change the law to make people equal.  Martin Luther King Jr died when he was 39 years old, the day he died was April 4,1968 a person name James Earl Ray killed him.

8  Honesty  Respect  Effort  Trustworthy  Responsible  Kind Yes! NO!

9  In 1955 Martin accepted leadership of the first great Negro nonviolent demonstration.  in 1957 he was elected President of The Southern Christian Leadership Conference.  In 1964 he was the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize (35 years)

10  Martin Luther King Day (book)  Martin Luther King Jr (article)  

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