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OUR POWERPOINT PRESENTATION ON DR.MARTIN LUTHER KING BY: Joanna PETRILLI & Marney SOBEL Marney SOBEL.

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2 OUR POWERPOINT PRESENTATION ON DR.MARTIN LUTHER KING BY: Joanna PETRILLI & Marney SOBEL Marney SOBEL

3 PERSONAL HISTORY Born - January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia Born - January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia Parents - 1st son and 2nd child of Reverend Martin Luther King Sr. Parents - 1st son and 2nd child of Reverend Martin Luther King Sr. Married - Coretta Scott on June 18, 1953 and had four children. Married - Coretta Scott on June 18, 1953 and had four children.

4 EDUCATION '48 - Received B.A. and was ordained '48 - Received B.A. and was ordained '55 - PhD in Theology '55 - PhD in Theology Awarded over 20 honorary doctoral degrees. Awarded over 20 honorary doctoral degrees.

5 CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVITIES Pivotal figure in racial civil rights movements Pivotal figure in racial civil rights movements Received several awards for his leadership in civil rights including nobel prize for peace on December 10, 1964 Received several awards for his leadership in civil rights including nobel prize for peace on December 10, 1964 Arrested over 30 times for civil rights activities Arrested over 30 times for civil rights activities

6 FAMOUS SPEECH "I Have a Dream" "I Have a Dream"

7 ASSASINATION April 3, 1968 at 6 PM, Dr. King was shot! April 3, 1968 at 6 PM, Dr. King was shot!


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