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Martin luther king junior


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Martin luther king junior

  1. 1. Martin Luther King, Junior 1929-1968
  2. 2. Martin Luther King, Junior <ul><li>Martin Luther King, Junior was a famous civil rights leader in the United States in the 1950’s and 1960’s. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>His birthday is celebrated as a national holiday on the third Monday of January each year. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Biography <ul><li>15/1/1929: Born in Atlanta, Georgia. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>1954: Became minister of Dexter Ave. Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>1955: Received doctorate from Boston University </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>1957: Elected president of Southern Christian Leadership Conference, a civil rights group. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>28/8/1963: “I Have A Dream” speech in Washington, D.C. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>1964: Awarded Nobel Peace Prize .He was the youngest person to receive this award </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>4/4/1968: Assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. </li></ul>