How Did Martin Luther King Impact My Life

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Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929, and passed on April 4, 1968. His father was a pastor at a catholic church and was the co-pastor. Martin went to school in Georgia and he graduated from school at the age of fifteen. He attended Morehouse College, which is a distinguished Negro in Atlanta from which both his father and grandfather had graduated. After three years of theological study at Crozer Theological Seminary in Pennsylvania, he was awarded the B.D. in 1951. He then enrolled in graduate studies at Boston University, completing his residence for the doctorate in 1953 and receiving the degree in 1955. In Boston, he met and married Coretta Scott, a young woman of uncommon intellectual and artistic attainments. They then had two sons and two daughters. Mr. King has impacted my life to an extent. In elementary school, we would always watch movies, do worksheets, or always talk about him. I always looked up to what he did because I always thought it 's crazy how one…show more content…
Later in life, I realized that Mr. King did a lot of African-Americans, he had many other important influential messages. His message was about the racial equality and the economic equality. Everyone in the states really deserved a good amount of money so they can support themselves and their families. His last speech was in support of the bus driver 's strike which is located in Memphis, Tennessee. While Mr. King was in Memphis for that trip in 1968, a man shot him on a balcony outside of his motel room. After his loss, it was hard for many, but the nice thing you do see was that there was marching crowds and there were people of various races. Mr. King was a good impact on me and he made me realize many things in this crazy world of ours. He was just not the man who helped African-Americans he was also someone who enlightened everyone in America, someone who saw the peace when no one else could in our civilization. He was a great man and will be forever missed by many, and by any
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