Martin luther king jr.

The true hero!!!!!!

Background information

Born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, GeorgiaHis original name was Michael King Jr.When he was 12 years old his grandmother past away by heart attackMicheal King Jr. was so depressed at the news he jumped out a two story building in the attempt to kill himselfHe attended Yonge Street ElementaryHe later attended St. Croix Central Middle SchoolThen he attended Booker T. Washington High School He then attended Morehose College He was a precocious student from elementary to college He married Jennie Celeste ParksThey had 4 children their names were  Yolanda Denise, Martin Luther III, Dexter Scott, and Bernice Albertine Martin Luther King Jr. lived from 1929-1968


Acheivements

  • Martin was a baptist minister that helped people through hard times
  • He was a civil rights activist that helped tons of people through hate, racism, and pain.
  • He was one of the creators of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights act of 1965.
  • Martin helped with the legal discrimination during the 1900's
  • He played a major role in the ending of the legal segregation of the African American citizens.
  • He helped the Southern Christian Leadership Conference
  • Had a seismic impact on race relations in the United States

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