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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Martin Luther King Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia on January 15, 1929 to

Alberta Williams King and Rev. Martin Luther King, Sr. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

attended and finished his early education at David T. Howard Elementary School and

Atlanta University Laboratory School. He also attended Booker T. Washington High

School which he left before graduation due to his acceptance and early admission in

Morehouse College, which is located in Atlanta. He was only 15 years old at that time.

He then received a Bachelor degree in 1948 from Morehouse College. He then attended

graduate school at Boston University, to obtain his doctorate degree which he received in

1955. While in Boston he met Coretta Scott, they later ended up getting married and had

4 children, two sons and two daughters.

Martin Luther King Jr. loved to travel all over the place and speak where ever

there was injustice, a protest or an action. In a couple of years later, he led a massive

protest in Birmingham, Alabama, started the march on Washington, D.C (where he

delivered the I Have A Dream Speech). Through many years of hard work, Martin Luther

King Jr. has turned out to be a very important leader in the world until his death. Without

him, Blacks will not have the opportunities they have today. He has brought about

economic and social equality to the whole world.

Martin Luther King Jr. brought about social equality by leading many marches,

and non violent protests. Due to all of these marches and protests, blacks are able to live a

normal life. We are no longer discriminated against as much as we were in the early

1900s. MLK has shown the world that it will be a better place if everyone just got along,



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