Martin Luther king By Iqra and Aamna
Who was Martin Luther? Martin Luther was a man who believed black people had rights and they should of been treated equally to white people.
fun fact! Martin Luther was born as Michael Luther king, but later he changed his name to Martin.
Martin Luther's birth Martin Luther was born 15 January 1956 in America. Martin Luther's death Martin Luther died at 6:01pm April 4th 1968. in Memphis. He was shot between his jaw and chin, while he was standing on a balcony of his room Lorraine Motel. Martin Luther's birth and death
Martin's family Martin Luther met a lady called Coretta Scott in Boston and they soon got married. They had two sons and two daughters. Marty, Dexter, Yolanda and Bernice.
THE BIG SPEECH... Martin Luthers speech was called "I have a dream."
"I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand today, signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This momentous decree came as a great beacon light of hope to millions of Negro slaves who had been seared in the flames of withering injustice. It came as a joyous daybreak to end the long night of their captivity. But one hundred years later, the Negro still is not free." To see or hear the rest of the speech click on the web link. http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/mlkihaveadream.htm
At the age of 35 Martin Luther was awarded the "Noble Peace award"Then he announced he would give the $54,123 to the furtherance of the civil rights group.!