Martin Luther King's Fight For Civil Rights

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Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King! He was amazing, and important man towards Civil Rights! It’s a shame that he got assassinated! Wait, What? You don’t know about Martin Luther King? Well, I guess I am going to have to teach you. About Martin Luther King, duh! He did TONS of stuff towards Civil Right’s to African American’s! Without him we, could’ve segregation today! Without further, or due, let’s explore Martin Luther King’s life!

On Tuesday, January 15th, 1929 Martin was born! He was born in a family home, not in a hospital. His parents were, Reverend Martin Luther King Sr. and Alberta Williams King. He also lived with his grandparents and his two siblings, Christine and Alfred Daniel Williams King.
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started protesting for civil rights in the 1950s, until he died in 1968. During this backbreaking protesting he made major achievements towards the civil rights movement. Of course, everyone knows this one - I Have a Dream speech. Let me tell the end of the speech. “And when this happens, and when we allow freedom ring, when we let it ring from every village and every hamlet, from every state and every city, we will be able to speed up that day when all of God 's children, black men and white men, Jews and gentiles, Protestants and Catholics, will be able to join hands and sing in the words of the old Negro spiritual, Free at last! Free at last! Thank God Almighty, we are free at last!" - Martin Luther King. This speech boosted the chance, and confidence of the people towards, the Civil Rights Movement! Over 100,000 people came! Another famous thing he did was the, Montgomery Bus Boycott. This all started with a person named Rosa Parks. She got arrested for refusing to give up her seat to a white person, in Montgomery! Martin Luther King Jr. led a boycott on the Montgomery Alabama bus system. It lasted over a year! It eventually led to the Supreme Court, ruling that segregated buses were unconstitutional. He was arrested for leading the protest. He went through abuse and many threats! His house was bombed too! Though his determination for freedom and justice for equality never lessened! He also won the Nobel peace prize in 1964! Which makes perfect…show more content…
He was born in Tuesday January 15th, 1929! He graduated High School when he was 15! He started protesting for civil rights in the 1950s, until he died. He did his “I Have A Dream” speech in 1963, and won the nobel peace prize in 1964. Also along with the I have a “I Have A Dream” speech, he did the March on Washington. On the same day that is! He was assassinated in April 4th, 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee. After Martin Luther King’s death, the US was rioting. In the same year the Civil Rights movement of 1968 was signed. Martin Luther King was the main reason the Civil Rights Movement got signed. Without him we probably would still have segregation, who wants that?! I think Martin Luther King was fascinating, what about
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