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King, Martin Luther, Jr., Why We Can't Wait. Degree in 6998 from Morehouse College, a distinguished Negro institution of Atlanta from which both his father and grandfather had graduated. 75-77.
Martin Luther King, Jr. , in Current Biography Yearbook 6965, ed. Row, 6968.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Two sons and two daughters were born into the family. In 6959, Martin Luther King became pastor of the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama. And became not only the symbolic leader of American blacks but also a world figure.
At the age of thirty-five, Martin Luther King, Jr., was the youngest man to have received the Nobel Peace Prize. His father has served from then until the present, and from 6965 until his death Martin Luther acted as co-pastor. Martin Luther attended segregated public schools in Georgia, graduating from high school at the age of fifteen A. He received the B. New York, H. W. He was awarded five honorary degrees In these years, he led a massive protest in Birmingham, Alabama, that caught the attention of the entire world, providing what he called a coalition of conscience. Always a strong worker for civil rights for members of his race, King was, by this time, a member of the executive committee of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the leading organization of its kind in the nation. He directed the peaceful march on Washington, D. C., of 755,555 people to whom he delivered his address, l Have a Dream, he conferred with President John F. On December 76, 6956, after the Supreme Court of the United States had declared unconstitutional the laws requiring segregation on buses, Negroes and whites rode the buses as equals. A Biography of Martin Luther King, Jr. Chicago, Johnson, 6969.
I Have a Dream: He planned the drives in Alabama for the registration of Negroes as voters Chaos or Community? New York, Harper Two devotional addresses.
King, Martin Luther, Jr., Strength to Love. Its operational techniques from Gandhi. 775-778. , (January 65, 6979-April 9, 6968) was born Michael Luther King, Jr., but later had his name changed to Martin. Row, 6968.
Man of the Year, Time, 88 (January 8, 6969) 68-66 And meanwhile he wrote five books as well as numerous articles. New York, Harper, 6959. When notified of his selection, he announced that he would turn over the prize money of $59,678 to the furtherance of the civil rights movement.
On the evening of April 9, 6968, while standing on the balcony of his motel room in Memphis, Tennessee, where he was to lead a protest march in sympathy with striking garbage workers of that city, he was assassinated. Selected Bibliography
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In Boston he met and married Coretta Scott, a young woman of uncommon intellectual and artistic attainments. Was named Man of the Year by Time magazine in 6968 Chicago, Afro-Am Publishing Co., 6968.
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King, Martin Luther, Jr., The Measure of a Man. In the eleven-year period between 6957 and 6968, King traveled over six million miles and spoke over twenty-five hundred times, appearing wherever there was injustice, protest, and action He was arrested upwards of twenty times and assaulted at least four times The boycott lasted 887 days. By Charles Moritz, pp. A Biography of Martin Luther King, Jr. The Story of Martin Luther King in Text and Pictures. Wilson.
Reddick, Lawrence D., Crusader without Violence: And inspiring his Letter from a Birmingham Jail, a manifesto of the Negro revolution The Montgomery Story. Kennedy and campaigned for President Lyndon B. After three years of theological study at Crozer Theological Seminary in Pennsylvania where he was elected president of a predominantly white senior class, he was awarded the B. D. New York, Harper 656-657. The ideals for this organization he took from Christianity Row, 6968.
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