Outline On Martin Luther King's Life

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Martin Luther King Martin Luther King Martin Luther King was born on 15th January 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. He was originally born Michael Luther King but later changed his name to Martin. His father, Martin Luther King, was a Baptist minister and his mother a schoolteacher. He attended Booker T Washington High School, where he skipped ninth and twelfth grade and when straight to Morehouse College at the tender age of 15 without officially graduating from high school. He later graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology and then later graduated with a Bachelor of divinity from crozer Theological seminary in Chester, Pennsylvania in 1951. Two years later he married Coretta Scott and followed on to have four children – two sons and two daughters He returned to the south in 1954 where he became a pastor of the Dexter Avenue…show more content…
- Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase. - The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. What were Martin Luther King aims in life? * He wanted White and Black people to be equal and to have the same rights. * He aimed for peace and equality between the two races in the US. * He wanted people to be judged by ‘the content of their character’ not the colour of their skin. How does their work echo the life and work of Jesus? They both stood up for what they believed and preached this to people who needed to hear it. Jesus helped people classed as outsiders e.g. Tax collectors. Martin Luther King did the same thing except with black people, who were treated as unfairly and as outsiders for their skin colour. He took a stand for the people who weren’t treated as
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