Interesting facts about the childhood of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. can be found at websites such as History Channel, Today I Found Out and Ducksters. In addition to facts about his childhood, these site... More »

The man who killed Martin Luther King Jr was James Earl Ray, and after the assassination he was imprisoned, before fleeing to the United Kingdom almost a decade later. He was eventually tracked down by the FBI and extrad... More » History Modern History

Martin Luther King, Jr. was a Baptist minister in Alabama and Georgia who went on to become one of the leaders of the African-American Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s. King, then serving as the minister at D... More » History Modern History US History

Martin Luther King, Jr. fought for civil rights because he envisioned a world where black citizens and white citizens were treated equally. He realized that even victories such as Brown v. Board of Education, which deseg... More » History Modern History US History

As of 2015, the History Channel does not have any video or article entitled "Portrait of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr." The American artist Betsy Graves Reyneau painted a famous portrait of the civil rights leader Dr. Mart... More » Art & Literature

Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot while he stood on the balcony of room 306 at the Lorraine Hotel in Memphis, Tenn. He was in the city to support sanitation workers on strike for better pay and working conditions. More » History Modern History US History

Martin Luther King Jr. was a prominent leader of the civil rights movement in the United States. During the late 1950s through the late 1960s, Martin Luther King Jr. organized protests, proposed legislation and spoke abo... More »