Martin Luther King Jr.

Mackenna Patterson

Birth

Born: January 15, 1929, Atlanta, Georgia

Died: April 4, 1968, Memphis, Tennessee

Occupation: Martin Luther King, Jr. was an American Baptist Minister, Activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement.

Major Achievements

1. March on Washington

2. Montgomery Bus Boycott

3. Southern Christian Leadership Conference

4. Birmingham Campaign

5. Nobel Peace Prize

Did You Know?

Dr. King apparently improvised parts of the “I Have A Dream” speech in August 1963, including its title passage.

Characteristics

-Bravery

-Leadership

-Trustworthiness

Be Insprired

Martin Luther King Jr. was a great African American Leader in our history. He gave the "i Have A Dream" speech. He helped many African Americans in the world. He combated racial inequality through nonviolence.
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