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1 “I believe unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the last word……”

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3 1929: Martin Luther King, Jr. was born in Atlanta, GA

4 1948: Graduates from Morehouse College

5 1954: Marries Coretta Scott in Marion, Georgia.

6 Dr. King

7 1955: Begins ministering at the Dexter Avenue Church, Montgomery, Alabama.

8 1956: District court rules bus segregation is unconstitutional.

9 1957: Civil Rights Commission is created by the federal government.

10 1958: King’s book, “Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story” is published.

11 King is ordained at the age of 19, receives his Ph.D. degree in 1955.

12 Dr. King was arrested numerous times during Civil Rights Movement.

13 Received 20 honorary doctorate degrees.

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15 A Friend to all.

16 1964: Nobel Peace Prize Winner

17 Coretta marching by his side……

18 “Letter from Birmingham Jail” Makes an impact.

19 ROSA PARKS, a woman of courage.

20 Freedom March… Selma to Montgomery, Alabama

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22 Dr. King is fatally shot in Memphis, Tennessee

23 Coretta and children …….Mourn

24 April 19, 1968 Dr. King’s funeral is an international event.

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26 November 2, 1986 President Reagan declares a national holiday in King’s honor.

27 Equal rights for all…

28 Tolerance…

29 Non- violence…

30 Faith….

31 To many die for the cause of Civil Rights.

32 Peace….

33 Equality for all….

34 Allow us to eat at your table….

35 The King family

36 Persistence will prevail…..

37 Thousands march in Detroit….

38 Dr. King’s final freedom march…

39 Free At Last….

40 August 28, 1963 March on Washington “I Have a Dream”

41 Desegregation of Little Rock High School

42 STOP THE VIOLENCE!!

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44 We Shall Overcome We Shall Overcome,

45 We Shall overcome some day

46 Oh, deep in my heart (I know that)

47 I do believe: We shall overcome some day.

48 We’ll walk hand in hand.

49 We shall live in peace.

50 We are not afraid.

51 We shall all be free.

52 We are not alone.

53 We SHALL OVERCOME!!!

54 Works Cited:   ml/bh005.html  vilrights-55-65/  


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