Martin Luther King Jr.

A Man of Peace

A Man of Peace

Introduction

Martin Luther King Jr. has been dead a lot longer than he was alive. But he had extraordinary life.He grew up in a bad time of segregation and dreamed for segregation to stop.If nobody did stop segregation he would stop it just like he did.He did his famous I have a dream speech and got the Nobel Peace Prize.He was assassinated at the age 34 and he left a legacy of hope and inspiration that continues today.



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Martins birthday is January 15, 1929. Martin had a good friend and when school came around his friends dad said they couldn't be friends anymore because he was black. Ebenezer Baptist Church's most famous member, Martin Luther King, Jr., was baptized as a child in the church. After giving a trial sermon to the congregation at Ebenezer at the age of 19 Martin was ordained as a minister. In 1960 Dr. King, Jr. became a co-pastor of Ebenezer with his father. At the age of 19 Martin was a minister. He grew up in a bad time of segregation and dreamed of segregation to stop. If nobody did stop segregation he would stop it just like he did. He did his famous I have a dream speech and got the Nobel Peace Prize. He was talking to a friend on a hotel porch and then he was assassinated at the age 34. He left a legacy of hope and inspiration that continues today. On January third we celebrate Dr.Martin Luther King Jr. day. Part of his speech is “I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: We hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal. I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. I have a dream today.”. I think that is more of the end of the speech.