S: Martin Luther King, Jr. had a Dream
BC: By: Chelsea Barnes | 2011
FC: Martin Luther King, Jr. | 2011
1: Martin Lurther King, Jr. is one of America's Civil Rights leaders. He lead marches and protests demanding fair rights and laws for everyone.
2: ." | He was born in Altanta, Ga on January 15, 1929. He father was a pastor and his mother was a school teacher.
3: His life changed when he was a young boy and one of his white friends could not play with him because he was black. He wanted racism to stop.
4: He decided to become a minister and attended Boston University. While in college he met Coretta Scott and fell in love. Martin and Coretta got married.
5: He led peaceful protesting wanting equal rights for all races. In 1963, he gave his famous I have a Dream speak. The following year he won the Nobel Peace Prize.
6: On April 4, 1968 in Memphis, TN, Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot and killed by James Earl Ray.
7: Martin Luther King, Jr and his wife Coretta Scott are laid to rest in tombs at Martin Luther King, Jr Historical site.