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Biography of Martin Luther King Jr. A life to remember. Excellent fo Elementary school students. By Mildred Sanchez

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  1. 1. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. <ul><li>An African American Clergyman </li></ul>
  2. 2. EARLY LIFE <ul><li>He was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. </li></ul><ul><li>He was the son of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Sr. and Alberta Williams King. </li></ul>
  3. 3. EDUCATION <ul><li>Growing up in Atlanta, King attended a High School. He skipped ninth and twelfth grade, and entered Morehouse College at age fifteen without graduating from high school. In 1948, he </li></ul><ul><li>Graduated from Morehouse College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology, and enrolled Crozer Theological Seminary in Chester, Pensylvania, from which he graduated </li></ul>
  4. 4. EDUCATION <ul><li>with a Bachelor of Divinity Degree in 1951. King then began doctoral studies in Systematic Theology at Boston University and received his Doctor of Philosophy on June 5, 1955. </li></ul>
  5. 5. WEDDING <ul><li>Martin Luther King Jr. married Coretta Scott on June 18, 1953 in Alabama. King and Scott had four children. </li></ul>
  6. 6. HIS FAMILY <ul><li>Martin Luther King Jr., Coretta Scott a son and a daughter. </li></ul><ul><li>They were a beautiful family. </li></ul>
  7. 7. HIS FAMILY <ul><li>Yolanda King Scott, the first daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. giving a speech in 2006. </li></ul><ul><li>She was a human rights activist and actress. </li></ul>
  8. 8. HIS FAMILY <ul><li>Bernice King Scott, second daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. </li></ul><ul><li>Due to her skills in public speaking, she has been asked to speak around the world. She was 5 years old when her father died. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Racial Equality <ul><li>The water fountain were separated from the white people fountain. </li></ul><ul><li>Racial segregation was the norm across America. The Court did not abolish segregation in </li></ul>
  11. 11. Racial Equality <ul><li>In other public areas, such as restaurants and restrooms. </li></ul><ul><li>Blacks were not allow to use the same bathrooms not even at theather. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Strike <ul><li>King believed that organized, nonviolent protest against the systemof southern segregation will demonstrate their compromise with the people of Montgomery. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Birmingham Campaign <ul><li>The Police Dept., used high-pressure water jets and police dogs to control protesters, including children. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Birmingham Campaign <ul><li>Not all of the demonstrators were peaceful, some attacked the police, who responded with force. After that, public places became more open to blacks. </li></ul>
  15. 15. The Albany Movement <ul><li>Was a desegregation coalition formed in Albany, Georgia. The movement mobilized thousands of citizens for a non-violent attack on every aspect of segregation within </li></ul>
  16. 16. The Albany Movement <ul><li>the city and attracted nationwide attention. Dr. King was arrested and was sentenced to forty-five days in jail or $178.00 fine. He chose jail. For three days he was in prison and the Chief Pritchett arranged for King's </li></ul>
  17. 17. The Albany Movement <ul><li>fine to be paid and ordered his release. We had witnessed persons being kicked off lunch counter stools, ejected from churches, and thrown into jail. But for the first time, we witnessed being kicked out of jail. </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Arrested </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. King was arrested again and put into jail . </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Two great friends </li></ul><ul><li>In the picture Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr. </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Rosa Parks works as a modist for the white people nearby. She loves to make beautiful dresses to the ladies of the neighborhood. </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>Bus </li></ul><ul><li>The real bus is used to be shown at the museum as a part of the story. </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>RECOGNITION </li></ul><ul><li>President Lindon B. Jonhson and Martin Luther King Jr., were he receive an honor from the President of the United States. </li></ul>
  23. 23. RECOGNITION <ul><li>King was awarded the American Liberties Medallion by the American Jewish Committee for his “exceptional advancement of the principles of human liberty”. </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>King is perhaps most famous for his “I Have a Dream” speech, given in front of the Lincoln Memorial during the 1963 march on Washington for jobs and freedom. </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>Speech </li></ul><ul><li>The march demands an end to racial segregation in public schools. </li></ul><ul><li>$2.00 dollars of minimum wages for all workers. </li></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>Martin Luther King Jr, is out of jail after 45 days sentence or a $178.00 fine. He choose jail. After three days in jail he was release. </li></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>Finally, Mrs. Rosa Parks made the change and thew right to be treated equal, like the rest of the americans. </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>Mrs. Parks speaks to an audience expressing her hapiness and loving to be an american. </li></ul>