Martin Luther King Jr.

By mmarlow
  • Dr. King was born

    King was born in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Graduated from college

    Graduated from college
    Dr. King Graduated from Morehouse College
  • Married

    Married Correta Scott
  • Baptist pastor

    Baptist pastor
    King became a pastor of a Baptist church in Montgomery, Alabama.
  • Bus Boycott

    Bus Boycott
    King led the black boycott of the Montgomery, Alabama, bus system. This event helped end the separation of blacks and whites on buses.
  • March on Washington

    March on Washington
    King led the March on Washington, D.C., for Jobs and Freedom where he gave his “I Have a Dream” speech.
  • Voting Rights March

    Voting Rights March
    March 21, 1965 King led a march from Selma to Montgomery for voting rights.
  • Assassination

    April 4, 1968 King was shot