Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia in 1929 into a Baptist family. At the time he received the honor in 1964, he was the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize at age 35; he donated all of the prize money to the civil rights movement to which he dedicated, and ultimately gave, his life.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife, Coretta Scott King, sit with three of their four children in their Atlanta, Ga, home, on March 17, 1963. (AP Photo) King was born Michael Luther King in Atlanta on Jan. 15, 1929 — one of the three children of Martin Luther King Sr., pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church, and Alberta (Williams) King, a ...
Name at birth: Michael King, Jr.Martin Luther King, Jr. was an African-American clergyman who advocated social change through non-violent means. A powerful speaker and a man of great spiritual strength, he shaped the American civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s until his murder in 1968.
Martin Luther King, Jr., (January 15, 1929-April 4, 1968) was born Michael Luther King, Jr., but later had his name changed to Martin. His grandfather began the family’s long tenure as pastors of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, serving from 1914 to 1931; his father has served from then until the present, and from 1960 until his death Martin Luther acted as co-pastor.
This lesson takes you on a journey of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life. Martin Luther King, Jr. was perhaps the most influential leader of the American Civil Rights Movement during the 1950s and 1960s.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Resources: Biography. This guide is divided into 10 different categories. Each is designed to give the researcher ideas on how to track down material relating to King's legacy. In the first category a rare video clip from a 1967 interview with King on the civil rights movement. MLK Guide;
"I have a dream.....", introduced an already famous Martin Luther King Jr to the world and the world remembers him for these words apart from the remarkable work that he did as a civil rights activist. The biography brings forth the travails of the African-Americans even after 200 years of American independence.
Martin Luther King, Jr., is a civil rights legend. In the mid-1950s, Dr. King led the movement to end segregation and counter prejudice in the United States through the means of peaceful protest.
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Martin Luther King and Malcolm X briefly meet in 1964 before going to listen to a Senate debate about civil rights in Washington. (image Wikicommons) Speeches of Martin Luther King Jr Martin Luther King was an inspirational and influential speaker; he had the capacity to move and uplift his audiences. In particular he could offer a vision of hope.
The Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service, the largest King Day event in the nation, and Global Citizen, promotes year-round volunteer service and civic engagement. Fun Facts on Dr.Martin Luther King Jr. for Kids Informative cartoon biography of Dr.Martin Luther King Jr. for kids.