Dr . Mar t in Lut her King
JApr . 4, 1968
r il
J an 15, 1929 –
Timeline

1930

1940

1950

Dexter Avenue Baptist Church
in Montgomery, Alabama

1960

1970

1980

1990

2000

Photo Galle...
Martin is Born
Martin Luther King, Jr. is born to Rev. and Mrs.
Martin Luther King, Sr. (former Alberta Christine
Williams...
Segregation Laws
Confederate Flag

Largely because of Plessy v. Ferguson, racial segregation
reigned supreme in the South ...
Martin’s Childhood
As a young boy, Martin had to see the
inequality, injustice and racial tension
that was in America. He ...
Pastor King
1947
Dr. King is licensed to preach.
1948
February 25
Dr. King is ordained to the Baptist ministry and appoint...
Influenced by Gandhi
…Nonviolent Disobedience

Dr. King with wife Coretta
Rosa Parks - 1955

Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat
on the bus to a white - she was arrested.
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Slaves were brought to America by Kings and a King was destined to empower former slaves. This King was born in Atlanta, Georgia at high noon. The day was January 15, 1929.

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

  1. 1. Dr . Mar t in Lut her King JApr . 4, 1968 r il J an 15, 1929 –
  2. 2. Timeline 1930 1940 1950 Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 Photo Gallery
  3. 3. Martin is Born Martin Luther King, Jr. is born to Rev. and Mrs. Martin Luther King, Sr. (former Alberta Christine Williams) in Atlanta, Georgia. January 15, 1929
  4. 4. Segregation Laws Confederate Flag Largely because of Plessy v. Ferguson, racial segregation reigned supreme in the South from the 1890's until the 1950's.
  5. 5. Martin’s Childhood As a young boy, Martin had to see the inequality, injustice and racial tension that was in America. He did not like this. Martin and his big sister Christine. 1935 – 1944 Dr. King attends David T. Howard Elementary School, Atlanta University Laboratory School, and Booker T. Washington High School. He passes the entrance examination to Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia without graduating from high school.
  6. 6. Pastor King 1947 Dr. King is licensed to preach. 1948 February 25 Dr. King is ordained to the Baptist ministry and appointed associate pastor at Ebenezer. June 8 Dr. King graduates from Morehouse College with a BA degree in Sociology. September Dr. King enters Crozer Theological Seminary in Chester, Pennsylvania. After hearing Dr. A. J. Muste and Dr. Mordecai W. Johnson preach on the life and teachings of Mahatma Gandhi, he begins to study Gandhi seriously.
  7. 7. Influenced by Gandhi …Nonviolent Disobedience Dr. King with wife Coretta
  8. 8. Rosa Parks - 1955 Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on the bus to a white - she was arrested.

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