Birth of Martin Luther King Jr.Citation
Martin Luther King Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia
Martin Luther King Jr. Life time6 major events in his life
Martin Luther King Jr. graduated from Morehouse College in 1948
Montgomery Bus BoycottCitation
When Rosa Parks was arrested for not following the sitting ordinance on a public bus in Montgomery, the black community was outrage. They were so outraged that they created the Montgomery Improvement Association. They boycotted the Montgomery public bus.
Southern Christian Leadership ConferenceCitation
60 black ministers met in Atlanta and decided to form the SCLC. This group was made to end the segregration between black people and white people.
Sit In MovementCitation
The Sit in Movement is when a bunch of people sit at a place and do nothing. This shut down many buisnesses. Some people felt sorry for them and joined them
Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.Citation As King stood on an outside balcony at the Lorraine Hotel, he was struck by a rifle bullet. He was pronounced dead at 7:00 P.M. in a Memphis hospital.