Presentation on theme: "OUR POWERPOINT PRESENTATION ON DR.MARTIN LUTHER KING"— Presentation transcript:
1 OUR POWERPOINT PRESENTATION ON DR.MARTIN LUTHER KING BY: Joanna PETRILLI&Marney SOBEL
2 PERSONAL HISTORY Born - January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia Parents - 1st son and 2nd child of Reverend Martin Luther King Sr.Married - Coretta Scott on June 18, 1953 and had four children.
3 EDUCATION '48 - Received B.A. and was ordained '55 - PhD in Theology Awarded over 20 honorary doctoral degrees.
4 CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVITIES Pivotal figure in racial civil rights movementsReceived several awards for his leadership in civil rights including nobel prize for peace on December 10, 1964Arrested over 30 times for civil rights activities