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MLK

  1. 1. MLK against segregation in USA
  2. 2. Segregation on History Civil war: Northern States vs. Southern ●States due to the conflict of the abolishment of slavery.● Northern States won and 14th amendment was passed and slavery finished.
  3. 3. Separate but equal● This legal doctrine meant that colored people had the same rights but they couldnt mix with white people.● Really, colored people were treated as if they were a lower class.
  4. 4. Non-conformist● Silent Parade in 1917: movement protest the violence on anti-black riots in Illinois● Bus boycott in 1955: protest the segregation in public transport. ● Washington March in 1963
  5. 5. Standing up by sitting● Rosa Parks refused to leave her seat to a white man and she went to jail. ● Civil rights demonstrators started a bus boycott that lasted 381 days.
  6. 6. Step by step● Because of these movements, the Supreme Court declared the segragation in public transport unconstitutional. ● This was an important steps to reach equality, regardless color.
  7. 7. Discovering a national hero ● He was born in January,15 1929 in Alabama, on the southeast of the United States
  8. 8. His models ● He was the first son of Martin Luther King Sr and Alberta Williams King. His father was a baptist pastor and his mother was schoolteacher.
  9. 9. Living segregation ● In his youth, he experienced the segregation himself.● At six , two children told him that they couldn’t play with him because he was colored.
  10. 10. Formation● He started school at 5, at 18 he entered at Morehouse College. He studied theology and sociology. He also obtained the doctorate in Philosophy.
  11. 11. Baptist Minister● In 1954, he became pastor of Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama.● Hes been always astrong fighter for civil rights for members of his race
  12. 12. August 28th, 1963 ● I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.
  13. 13. April 3rd, 1968● Because Ive been to the mountaintop. I dont mind. Like anybody, I would like to live a long life; longevity has its place. But Im not concerned about that now. I just want to do Gods will. And Hes allowed me to go up to the mountain. And Ive looked over. And Ive seen the Promise land.
  14. 14. King and Gandhi ● He fought for the human rights. He inspired in Mahatma Gandhi and about the civil disobedience of Henry David Thoreau.
  15. 15. Enemies Because of the ● Boycott, the situation became so tense that Kings house was bombed. He was arrested during this campaing.
  16. 16. Shotdown ● At 6:01 p.m., April 4, 1968, a shot rang out as Martin stood on the motels balcony. His murder was James Earl Ray, a white segregationist.
  17. 17. Nobel Peace Prize● On October 14, 1964, King became the youngestrecipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, which was awarded to him for leading non-violent resistance to racial prejudice in the U.S
  18. 18. Leaving a mark After Martin ●Luther Kings death many people were shocked and blacksstarted riots in many American cities.● Nowadays, colored people live in complete equality.
  19. 19. MLK day● Martin Luther King Jr.s day is celebrated to honour this national hero and the labour he did fighting for Civil rights and equality.
  20. 20. MADE BY:Elvira Jiménez andJavier Vázquez

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