Martin Luther King Jr.
by Ms. Sims
Martin Luther King JR. - Famous Activist
Martin Luther King Jr. was famous for speaking up for the rights of all people - especially African Americans who were not treated equally in his time. He believed all people should be treated fairly and with respect and made many speeches to inspire others.
MLK was born in 1929 in Alabama. His father was a pastor, and he became one as well.
Martin Luther King - I Have A Dream Speech - August 28, 1963
I Have a Dream
His most famous speech was called "I Have a Dream" in 1963. He spoke in Washington DC in front of 250,000 people!