What He Stood Up For? Black and white to have equal rights in America. Leader of the first nonviolent ‘negro’ group.
His Achievements! On December 21st 1954, Blacks and Whites rode as equals on buses. 5 books and heaps of articles against racism black people. During 1957 and 1968, six million miles, spoke 250 times. Five honorary degrees and was named ‘Man of the Year’ Protest in Alabama for ‘Negros’ to be able to vote. Nobel peace prize. peaceful march, which he then delivered the ‘I have a dream’ speech.
Consequences Arrested over twenty times. Assaulted over four times. Martin Luther King was pronounced dead at the age of 39, he was shot by James Earl Ray, was caught and convicted two months later. Martin on his balcony with Garbage strikers just before he was assonated. James Earl Ray