Dr. Martin Luther King Jr accomplished more in 39 years of life than any man could wish to accomplish in 100 lifetimes. He was born January 15, 1929 into a life of Southern segration but would eventually be thrust into a unique position where he would become a national icon in the history of American progressivism.
Martin Luther King Jr and his wife Coretta Scott King. I imagine a wide smile on his face today as President Obama gets inaugurated into his second term on a day dedicated to remember MLK. Congratulations, and thank you for all of your inspiration for change. This is a beautiful photo.
A newspaper article about the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., published in the Times-Picayune (New Orleans, Louisiana), 5 April 1968. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: Brief Genealogy & Family Tree Download.”
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Chicago Tribune - WPIX Reporter Marvin Scott Covers Martin Luther King's Funeral - Photos At 6:01 p.m. on April 4, 1968, civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was hit by a sniper's bullet. King had been standing on the balcony in front of his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, when, without warning, he was shot. The .30-caliber rifle bullet entered King's right cheek, traveled through his neck, and finally stopped at his shoulder blade. King was immediately taken to a…
Martin luther king jr, writing activity, timeline, sketchnotes, teacher lesson
Teaching and engaging in Martin Luther King Day is more important than ever. This "I Have a Dream," writing activity is personal, creative, and filled with opportunities for differentiation. The Martin Luther King Jr. timeline and biography activity is a web quest that allows your students to take visual notes using the eye-catching sketchnotes! MLK's childhood, college years, family, civil rights, movements, awards, beliefs, and his pursuit for equal rights are all covered. ($)
Martin Luther King Jr. was a Baptist pastor in Atlanta, who when faced with the racial injustices of his time used non-violent means to improve the civil rights of African Americans. In 1964, Dr. King became the youngest person to receive the Nobel Peace Prize for his work to end racial segregation and racial discrimination through civil disobedience and other nonviolent means.