Presentation on theme: "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."— Presentation transcript:
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.
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
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
Martin married Coretta Scott in 1953 They had four kids Yolanda, Martin Luther King III, Dexter Scott, and Bernice.
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.
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)
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