Martin Luther King

By 15ngn
  • Start of Montgomery Bus Boycott

    The Montgomery Bus Boycott started in 1955. This campaign started because of a African-American woman by the name of Rosa Parks refused to give up her own seat for a white man.
  • End of Montgomery Bus Boycott

    The campaign lasted for a year and ended on 20 December, 1956, where a federal ruling was taken to the hands of a United States Surpreme Court decision.
  • Southern Christian Leadership Conference

    Martin hellped to establish the 'Southern Christian Leadership Conference', a organization that hoped to promote all nonviolent protests against racism and segregation.
  • Linccoln Memorial, Washington D.C

    Martin Luther King and his group of friends started doing peaceful protests and marches. 28 August, 1963 is when Luther King gave the well known 'I Had A Dream' speech.
  • Nobel Peace Prize

    Martin Luther King won the Nobel Peace Prize for leading nonviolent civil right demonstrations. He gave his Acceptance Speech also when he received the prize.
  • Chicago Civil Rights Campaign

    Martin Luther King started the 'Chicago Civil Rights Campaign' in 1966. This was also his first big effort that is outside the south.
  • Ending Racism Today

    Martin Luther King was shot by James Earl Ray on 4 April, 1968. Even though his life ended short, his work and dedication on ending racism is still felt in Washington D.C today.