Martin Luther King Jr.



Martin Luther King Jr. born on January 15,1929, in Atlanta Georgia. Him and his dad were both ministers. Martin Luther King Jr. was the middle child of Michael king sr. and Alberta Williams king. Martin Luther King Jr. is famous for his speech on the Equal rights. His speech was "I have a dream" which was delivered on August 28, 1963.


Martin Luther King became famous after leading the Montgomery bus boycott in 1955. King was awarded the Pacem in Terris Award, named after a 1963 encyclical letter by Pope John XXIII calling for all people to strive for peace. king was hit by a brick while marching but kept marching even though he was in danger. On February 2, 1965 King is arrested in Selma, Alabama during a voting rights demonstration. Martin was shot at 6:01 pm and died at 7:05 pm.