Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (Day of Peace) Grade 6

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North American Visiting Teacher 2011-2012
CEIP Ferran Sunyer
Day of Peace Grade 6

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (Day of Peace) Grade 6

  1. 1. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964.
  2. 2. Segregation <ul><li>Churches </li></ul><ul><li>Toilets </li></ul><ul><li>Schools </li></ul><ul><li>Voting </li></ul><ul><li>Restaurants </li></ul><ul><li>Buses </li></ul><ul><li>Neighborhoods </li></ul><ul><li>Blacks and whites lived separately. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Buses were segregated.
  4. 4. Toilets were segregated.
  5. 5. Schools were segregated.
  6. 6. Neighborhoods were segregated.
  7. 7. Churches were segregated.
  8. 8. Water fountains were segregated.
  9. 9. He was a leader of the Civil Rights Movement Non-Violent protests.
  10. 10. Boycott
  11. 11. He wanted equal rights for blacks and whites. <ul><li>He wrote a famous speech. </li></ul><ul><li>¨I have a dream¨ </li></ul>
  12. 13. He was assasinated.
  13. 14. His Dream is Alive Today Diversity is celebrated. Segregation is not legal.
  14. 15. Freedom Justice Liberty Minister
  15. 16. Noble Peace Prize Acceptance Speech <ul><li>¨nonviolence is the answer to the crucial political and moral question of our time - the need for man to overcome oppression and violence without resorting to violence and oppression. Civilization and violence are antithetical concepts. Negroes of the United States, following the people of India, have demonstrated that nonviolence is not sterile passivity, but a powerful moral force which makes for social transformation. Sooner or later all the people of the world will have to discover a way to live together in peace, and thereby transform this pending cosmic elegy into a creative psalm of brotherhood. If this is to be achieved, man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.¨ </li></ul>

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