Martin Luther King Jr.
By Freddie Freeman
Years lived: 1929-1968
Place of birth: Atlanta, GA
Occupation: American Baptist Minister, Activist, Humanitarian, and leader of the African American Civil Rights Movement
Presidential Metal of Freedom- 1977
Time's person of the year- 1963
Congressional Gold metal- 2004
Springarn Medal- 1957
Grammy Hall of Fame- 2012
Margaret Sanger Awards- 1966
Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album- 1971
Did you know?
The message he got from Mahatma Gandhi greatly impacted the way he led the civil rights movements.