Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Early Life

    Early Life
    Martin Luther King Jr. was born on january 15, 1929. He was born with the name Michael Luther king Jr., but later changed it. He had a grandfather who began their families long tradition of pasters.
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    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Martin Luther King Serves as assistant paster

    Martin Luther King Serves as assistant paster
    Martin Luther King is appointed to serve as the assistant pastor at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. This was when he started his turn in the family tradtion.
  • MLK gets married

    MLK gets married
    MLk marries Coretta Scott at her parents house in Marion, Alabama. His wife was the youngest daughter in her family.
  • Matrin gets arrested

    Matrin gets arrested
    On April 12, 1963, Martin Luther King gets arrested. He gets arrested at a Sit- in domonstration in Birmingham. Then they protested against public eating facilities.
  • I have a dream

    I have a dream
    On August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King delivers one of the most famous speeches in history. It was called "I Have a Dream" and it was spoken on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. He spoke in front of a large crowd almost 250,000 people came to watch.