Martin Luther King Jr. Extra Credit.docx - BreAnna Deaver Martin Luther King Jr Martin Luther King Jr was born on in Atlanta Georgia and died on April

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BreAnna Deaver Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was born on January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia, and died on April 4,1968 in Memphis, Tennessee, Martin Luther King, Jr. came from a comfortable middle class family. Both his father and maternal grandfather were Baptist preachers. His secure upbringing, however, did not prevent King from experiencing the prejudices, which was then common in the south. In 1944 at age 15, King entered Morehouse College in Atlanta. At Morehouse, King favored studies in medicine and law, but these were eclipsed in his senior year by a decision to enter the ministry. Martin Luther King Jr. led the Birmingham campaign, until the 1960s Birmingham was one of the most racially divided cities in US. black citizens faced discrimination both legally and Culturally. During the March on Washington, Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered the famous “I Have A Dream” speech from the steps of Lincoln memorial, his speech intensified the Civil Rights Movement. On December 1, 1955, Martin Luther King Jr. also led the Montgomery Bus
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