Martin Luther King Jr.

Story of a true pacifist

Facts and References

*Civil Rights Activist

*Baptist Minister

*Social Activist

*Born January 19, 1929

*Assassinated April 4th, 1968

*Led the SCLC in the mid 1950's

*Spoke the famous "Have a Dream" Speech

Martin's Life

Martin Luther King Jr. was born January 15, 1929. In the mid 1950s King led the SCLC. He was awarded the "Nobel Peace Prize in 1964 and was awarded several other honors. He spoke a very well known and well remembered speech titled, "I Have a Dream." Martin was then assassinated April 4th, 1968