Martin Luther King Jr.
Civil rights activist
The achievements of a great hero!
- Elected president and founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference
- Entered Morehouse college at age fifth-teen
- At age thirty-five he achieved the Noble peace prize
- Worked for African American civil rights
- Led the bus boycott
- Gave the famous "I have a dream" speech
- Led most of the movements for civil rights
Why we think he is a HERO
Martin Luther King is a hero because he fought for the disbanding of segregation and discrimination in a peaceful way instead of fighting with guns and violence. He inspired so many people to be kind and he each other instead of themselves.
- Reaserch - "Martin Luther King Jr. Biography." Bio.com. A&E Networks Television, n.d. Web. 01 Mar. 2013