Martin Luther King

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Martin Luther King

  1. 1. Martin Luther King!<br />By Lori Aitchison<br />
  2. 2. Background Information!<br />15thof January 1929.<br /><ul><li>Asegregated public school.
  3. 3. Pastor for Dexter Avenue Baptist Church
  4. 4. Married. Two daughters and two sons.</li></ul>Birth name was Michael.<br /><ul><li>Theological studies for three years.</li></li></ul><li>What He Stood Up For?<br />Black and white to have equal rights in America. <br />Leader of the first nonviolent ‘negro’ group.<br />
  5. 5. His Achievements!<br />On December 21st 1954, Blacks and Whites rode as equals on buses. <br />5 books and heaps of articles against racism black people. <br />During 1957 and 1968, six million miles, spoke 250 times.<br />Five honorary degrees and was named ‘Man of the Year’<br />Protest in Alabama for ‘Negros’ to be able to vote.<br />Nobel peace prize. <br />peaceful march, which he then delivered the ‘I have a dream’ speech.<br />
  6. 6. Consequences <br />Arrested over twenty times. Assaulted over four times.<br />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. <br />Martin on his balcony with Garbage strikers just before he was assonated. <br />James Earl Ray<br />
  7. 7. “I Have a Dream”Martin Luther King<br />
  8. 8. THE END!<br />

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