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Martin Luther King. Introduction Comments Publication and speeches. Introduction. Brief Introduction Minister Civil rights leader Winner of the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize. Introduction. Important Events 1929 Born 1948 Graduate from Morehouse College 1951 Graduate with a B.D.

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Martin Luther King

  • Introduction

  • Comments

  • Publication and speeches


Introduction
Introduction

  • Brief Introduction

  • Minister

  • Civil rights leader

  • Winner of the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize


Introduction1
Introduction

  • Important Events

  • 1929 Born

  • 1948 Graduate from Morehouse College

  • 1951 Graduate with a B.D.

  • 1953 Marry Coretta Scott

  • 1954 Move to Montgomery

  • 1955 Finish his Ph. D

  • 1956 Arrested

    King's house bombed

  • 1957 Named first president

  • 1958 First book published :Stride Toward Freedom

  • 1959 Visit India

  • 1960 Leave for Atlanta

  • 1962 Meet with President John F. Kennedy


Introduction2
Introduction

  • 1963 Lead protests

    Write "Letter From Birmingham Jail."

    Deliver the famous "I have a dream" speech

  • 1964 Publish: Why We Can't Wait .

    Win Nobel Peace Prize

  • 1965 Successfully register to vote

    Arrested and jailed

  • 1968 Assassinated

  • 1986January 20 is the first national celebration of King's birthday as a holiday.


Us marks martin luther king day
US marks Martin Luther King day

  • If he were alive now, Martin Luther King would be reacting to the sobering news emanating from overseas with a message of peace and compassion, his son said Monday.


Publication and speeches
Publication and speeches

  • Publications

  • Stride Toward Freedom

  • The Measure of a Man

  • Why We Can’t Wait

  • Strength to Love

  • Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community?

  • The Trumpet of Conscience


Publication and speeches1
Publication and speeches

  • Speeches

  • Dr. King’s speech at the March on Washington in 1963, along with his acceptance speech of the Nobel Peace Prize, and his final sermon in Memphis are among his most famous utterances.

  • March on Washington

  • The Acceptance Speech, The Nobel Peace Prize, 1964

  • I’ve Been To the Mountaintop


Awards
Awards

  • Selected as one of the ten most outstanding personalities of the year, 1957.

  • Listed in Who’s Who in America, 1957.

  • The Spingarn Medal from the NAACP, 1957.

  • The Russwurm Award from the National Newspaper Publishers, 1957.

  • The Second Annual Achievement Award 1958.

  • Selected as one of the sixteen world leaders during 1959


Awards1
Awards

  • Named “Man of the Year, “, 1963.

  • Named “American of the Decade,” 1963.

  • The John Dewey Award, 1964.

  • The John F. Kennedy Award, 1964.

  • The Nobel Peace Prize1964.

  • The Marcus Garvey Prize for Human Rights,1968.

  • The Rosa L. Parks award, 1968.

  • The Aims Field-Wolf Award for his book, Stride Toward Freedom.


Comments
Comments

  • President Bush Honors Martin Luther King

  • The power of his words, the clarity of his vision, the courage of his leadership occurred because he put his faith in the Almighty.

  • So as we remember the dream of Martin Luther King and remember his clear vision for a society that's equal and a society full of justice, this society must remember the power of faith.


Martin luther king jr i have a dream
Martin Luther King, Jr.: "I Have a Dream"

  • …I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.“…


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