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Martin Luther King Jr


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Martin Luther King Jr

  1. 1. Martin Luther King Jr.By Javon Clapp<br />
  2. 2. King was born in Atlanta, Georgia<br />He born was on January 15, 1929<br />He died on April 4, 1968<br />
  3. 3. He is famous for helping African Americans<br />He helped whites and blacks come together as one<br />He is famous for his “ I Have a Dream Speech”<br />
  4. 4. His birthday is celebrated as a National holiday<br />
  5. 5. August 28, 1963<br />Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech at the March on Washington. <br />
  6. 6. The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for nonviolent change also called the King Center opens in Atlanta, Georgia. <br />October 19, 1981<br />
  7. 7. November 22, 1982<br />U.S. Senate approves the erection of a monument to Dr. King in Washington D.C. <br />
  8. 8. In 1964, he won the Nobel peace prize. <br />He won it because he taught others to fight with words, not fists. <br />