"I Have A Dream"

By: Ainsley Campbell

Historical Fiction Book Quote

"God gave you a brain Abe. Let those Negro boys play ball."


Works Cited: Michelson, Richard. Across the Alley. New York: G.P. Putmans Sons, 2006. Print.

Fun Facts

1) Martin Luther King, Jr., became one of the outstanding black leaders in the United States.


2)Martin Luther King, Jr., was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on January 15, 1929.

3)Martin encountered racism at an early age. When he was 6, his friendship with two white playmates was cut short by their parents. When he was 11 a white woman struck him and called him a “nigger.”

citation for fun facts

"Martin Luther King, Jr.." Britannica School. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 2015. Web. 20 Mar. 2015. <http://library.eb.com/levels/middle/article/275278>.