How Did Martin Luther King Change The World

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Martin Luther King Jr. How can one person change the world? Martin Luther King Jr. was a civil rights activist and leader . He completely changed the way people look at and treat others. Because of King civil right have changed forever and African Americans are now treated the same as anybody else. King was an important person in history because of his early life, achievements, and legacy.

Michael was born on January 15 ,1929.(Source #2) Michael was born in Atlanta, GA. and lived with grandparents ,sibling and his parents in a large Victoria villa.(Source #5) His parents were Martin Luther King Sr. and Alberta Williams King. He had two siblings Christine King Farris and A. D. King.(Source #5) Martin Luther King Jr real name is Michael King Jr.(Source #2) After his father changed his name Michel became inspired and changed his name as well. To honor Martin Luther.(Source #2 Video) When martin began school the school board would not let him go to the same school as his white friends. After this …show more content…

The Montgomery bus boycott was a protest which black people did not ride the bus for over a year .It started on December 5, 1955 and ended on December 20, 1956 after 381 days. After the boycott ended President Lyndon Johnson passed the civil Rights act. He passed laws so that black and white people had the same rights. Now black people could vote, eat in the same restaurants, go to the same schools,and have the same quality of life.(Source #6)Years after that Martin Luther King Jr. gave his I Have A Dream speech on August 28, 1963 at the Lincoln Memorial while 200,000 people were watching on. (Source #3)Although someone tried to sabotage his speech ,President Robert Johnson helped him out.(Source #7) For all his hero acts and peaceful protests that helped people all over the US get rid of discrimination , he received the Nobel Peace prize in 1964.(Source

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