Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Martin Luther King Jr. was born

  • Graduated from Booker T. Washington High School

  • Starts Morehouse College- 15 yrs old

  • Ordained to the Baptist ministry

  • Graduates MoreHouse College

  • Elected president of the montgomery Improvement Association- Joins the bus boycott

  • The boycott was successful- Supreme Court passed the law

  • King speaks to 15,000 in Washington, Dc

  • Becomes Co-pastor with his father at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia

  • Unsuccesful Movement in Albany, Georgia, MLK was arrested and put in jail.

  • King leads 125,000 people on a Freedom Walk in Detroit.

  • MLK's famous speech "I have a dream"

  • Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize- age 35

  • When MLK was assassinated

  • National Holiday in King's honor