Martin Luther King Jr

Social activist

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Date of Birth/ Date of death

Dob: 1/4/1929

Dod: 4/4/1968

Born in: Georgia, Atlanta

Challenges in life

-Racism

-He was arrested 20 times

-Got threating phone calls

-His house was bombed and set on fire

Accomplishments

He had a huge role in the advancement of civil rights in a nonviolent way

facts

-When Dr. King was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964, at the time he was the youngest Peace Prize winner ever, at the age of 35

-original name was Michael

-at age 12 he tried to commit suicide because of the passing of her grandmother

-he skipped ninth and eight grade

-over 700 streets named martin Luther king

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