Martin Luther King Jr.
By: Litili, Sami, Sheetal, Alex, Michael
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» Born on January 15, 1929 in
» His parents were Martin Luther
King Sr. and Alberta Williams
» Martin had a brother named
Alfred, and a sister, Christine.
Martin attended Morehouse College
at age fifteen.
Graduated Morehouse in 1951.
Attended Boston University in
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Became a pastor of the Dexter Avenue
Baptist Church in 1954.
In 1963, Martin led the March on
Washington and gave his speech “I
Have A Dream”
Martin Luther King was assassinated in
Awards and Legacy
• Nobel Peace Prize-1964
• Presidential Medal of Freedom-1977
• Congressional Gold medal-2004
• Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial
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We chose Martin because he is a
He persevered lots of many things.
He believed that African-Americans
have the right to fight against