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Our school honors the memory of. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Remembering his life & legacy through pictures, his words & students’ thoughts. Presented by Dr. MLK Jr. Middle SGA & Ms. Caruso. Martin Luther King, Jr., was born on January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Remembering his life legacy through pictures his words students thoughts

Our school honors the memory of

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Remembering his life & legacy through pictures, his words & students’ thoughts.

Presented by Dr. MLK Jr. Middle SGA & Ms. Caruso


Martin luther king jr was born on january 15 1929 in atlanta georgia
Martin Luther King, Jr., was born on January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia.


He is remembered for his strong beliefs on equality. He was willing to give 110% to his fight for freedom.


Dr. King made his famous “I have a dream” speech during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963.


At the age of thirty-five, Martin Luther King, Jr., was the youngest man to have received the Nobel Peace Prize (1964).


How do you feel about Dr. King’s work? What does it mean to attend a school named after him?Read your peers’ reactions.


The to attend a school named after him?American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968) refers to the reform movements in the United States aimed at abolishing racial discrimination against African Americans. During that time, there were violent crimes committed against them.


to attend a school named after him?Dr. King’s inspiring speeches caused many minds to think about what happened. He encouraged people to treat everyone equally.”-Victor Rojas


Back then people were treated unfairly it seems to have changed for the better renee cunningham
“Back then, people were treated unfairly. It seems to have changed for the better.”-Renee Cunningham


“To me, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a great leader. His words can influence you to do what you believe in,”-Anthony Bell


He was a great man who helped bring about good changes for this country bella umberger
“He was a great man who helped bring about good changes for this country.” – Bella Umberger


“His legacy has changed history forever. He has shown us that we are all equal people; no matter our skin color, religion or ethnicity.”-Alex Ziolkowski


“Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a great leader who awakened many Americans to finally giving African Americans the rights and respect that they deserved” –Teju Peejay


who awakened many Americans to finally giving African Americans the rights and respect that they deserved”

“Being a student here (at MLK Jr. Middle) means a lot to me because our school is mixed with many races. Our school is basically created by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s influence.” –Breanna Henderson


ENDING SCHOOL SEGREGATION who awakened many Americans to finally giving African Americans the rights and respect that they deserved”

The Little Rock Nine

In 1957, African American students were not allowed to attend Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas. The Little Rock Nine refused to give up on attending Central High School.

The Little Rock Nine were rejected from Central High because of their race.


“Going to MLK Jr. Middle means pride. I am glad to say that I go to school here. It says that people still care about what this man did for the USA,”-Nia Phillips



Dr. King was shot at 6:01 p.m. on April 4, 1968 while he was standing on the Lorraine Motel’s second floor balcony in Memphis, Tennessee.


“Martin Luther King, Jr. was a great man that helped with the great deed of combining races together.”-Kevin Huynh


The times they are changing
The times-they are changing… the great deed of combining races together.”-Kevin Huynh


Dr martin luther king jr middle school sga executive board
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School SGA the great deed of combining races together.”-Kevin HuynhExecutive Board

2010


the great deed of combining races together.”-Kevin HuynhAnd if I had one wish…that Dr. King could have just been there for a second in time…it would have made my heart rejoice.” -Rev. Jesse Jackson’s comment on Barack Obama’s election


“Like anybody, I would like to live a long the great deed of combining races together.”-Kevin Huynhlife. Longevity has its place, but I'm not concerned about that now. I just want to do God's will, and He's allowed me to go up to the mountain.

And I've looked over, and I've seen the promised land. I may not get there with you, but I want you to know tonight, that we, as a people will get to the promised land.”


Dr martin luther king jr
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. the great deed of combining races together.”-Kevin Huynh

1929 - 1968


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