Martin Luther King Essay

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Martin Luther King Jr. Assassinated Martin Luther King Jr. was a great man. He inspired many people. He didn’t get what color you were he loved all. He spoke out for justice to African Americans, for an end to racial discrimination, and against the laws that embodied it and the many subtle and unconscious behaviors and assumptions that were supported by those laws. Racial discrimination in the United States had resulted in many unnecessary and unjust deaths, and the despair and hopelessness of generations. Martin Luther King, Jr. was loved by all people. He was not only popular with the African American race, but with all others as well. Martin was the most famous leader of the American civil rights movement. He was also very popular as a baptist minister. Dr. King was an American political activist. Martin Luther King Jr. was considered a peacemaker throughout the world for his promotion of nonviolence and equal treatment for different races. Dr. King also received the Nobel Peace Prize before he was assassinated in 1968. He was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Jimmy Carter in 1977, the Congressional Gold Medal in 2004, and in 1986, Martin Luther King Day was established in his honor. King's most influential and well-known speech is the "I Have A Dream" speech. In 1929 Martin Luther King Jr. was born in Atlanta. He was born to a teacher Alberta King and Baptist minister Michael Luther King. In 1944 Martin Luther King Jr. graduates high school at an early age. He was just 15. After he graduates he entered Morehouse College. In 1948 he receives BA in sociology. He was 19 years old when he received this degree. After receiving this degree he enrolls in Boston University PH.D program. enrolls in Boston University Ph.D program. After finishing up with school Martin Luther King Jr. married New England Conservatory music student Coretta

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