Martin Luther King Jr

By Brady

Martin's Childhood

1929 Michael was born, he was the third child, his father decided to change Michael's name to Martin Luther King Jr, in 1939 Martin made a white friend after a wile their parents wouldn't let them play.

1949

1953

In 1953 Martin got married to a girl name Corett. They meet at Morehouse Collage.

1954

He became a minister in Alabama and he had to live there he made a hard decision because in Alabama there is segregation law.

1955

A black girl ,named Rosa Parks, sat in the front of a bus. That made history.

1956

Martin's boycott he started to let black people sit in the front of buses.

1961

Not many white lunch counters in the south.

1963

Martin led a march in Washington DC more than 250,000 Americans came to hear his I Have A Dream speech.

1964

Martin got the Noble Peace Prize he gave all the to a civil rights group.

1968

Martin was assassin in Memphis Tennessee James Ray went to jail.
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2006

Martin's wife Coretta died.
Martin Luther King Jr is famous for his I Have A Dream speech.

by:brady

Martin Luther King, Jr. I Have A Dream Speech