Martin Luther King Will G #9

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In History
  • Born

    Born
    i was born to Martin Luther King who was a pastor and Alberta Williams who worked as a teacher.
  • Became pastor

    Became pastor
    he preached about god and racism
  • married

    married
    he was married to Coretta Scot they also had 2 boys named Martin Luther King III,Dexster Scott,Yolanda King and Bernice King
  • march

    march
    he led the first great negro nonviolent demonstration.
  • Bad Times

    Bad Times
    At this time King was arrested and his home was bombed. He was also subjected to personal abuse.
  • Accomplishment

    Accomplishment
    He was elected president of the Southern Christian conference
  • March on Washington

    March on Washington
    He led the March on Washington with over 250,000 people.
  • Nobel Prize

    Nobel Prize
    He was the youngest person to accept the Noble Prize. He got it for fighting against racism.
  • Death

    Death
    He Died
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    Child Hood

    Growing up my father told me to speak for my rights. My mom taught me to read when I was very young.
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    Teens

    When i was older i would act as a co pastor. This was his job since he was black and it was hard to find jobs.
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    education

    He went to David T. Howard Elementary School in Atlanta at the age of five years old. The starting age was six, so he had to return again the next year. He was was so smart that he skipped his first and last year at Booker T. Washington High School. He went to college when he was just 15 years old.King graduated from Morehouse College in 1948 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology.