slide1 n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Honoring PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 39

Honoring - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

  • Uploaded on

Honoring. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 21 January 2013 “Remember! Celebrate! Act!”.

I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Honoring' - overton

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

21 January 2013

“Remember! Celebrate! Act!”


King was born on January 15, 1929 at 501 Auburn Ave., on the second floor of the QueenAnne-style house owned by his grandfather A.D. Williams. Today, "Sweet Auburn”, the prosperous black neighborhood that was home to King and his parents, grandparents, brother and sister, lies

largely within a national historic site and a preservation district, a reminder of Atlanta's role in pushing a tide of change in America.

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is welcomed with a kiss by his wife Coretta after leaving court in Montgomery, Ala., March 22, 1956.
Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. and his son Dexter greet parishioners at Atlanta's Ebenezer Baptist Church after Sunday services in 1964.

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. looks at the glass door of his rented beach cottage in St. Augustine, Fla., that was shot into on June 5, 1964.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. sits in a jail cell in the Jefferson County Courthouse in Birmingham, Ala. on November 3, 1967.
Civil Rights Leaders (L to R) John Lewis, Whitney Young, A. Philip Randolph, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., James Farmer,and Roy Wilkins
President Lyndon Johnson signing the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law, with Martin Luther King, Jr., looking on

Martin Luther King III, son of the slain civil rights leader, places a wreath at his father’s tomb in Atlanta at he conclusion of a day-long celebration of his father’s 40th birthday.

president ronald reagan signs legislation enacting the martin luther king jr holiday
President Ronald Reagan signs legislation enacting the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

President Ronald Reagan signs legislation enacting the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

in celebration of martin luther king jr day
In Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Complied and edited by Susan Ging Lent