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Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Martin Luther King, Jr.

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  1. Martin Luther King, Jr. Freshman Seminar

  2. Early Life – Education/Influences Influences: Family Gandhi Lincoln Jesus Education - Booker T. Washington (HS), Morehouse College, Crozier Theological College, PHD – Boston University Born Michael King Jr. in Atlanta, January 15, 1929 Funny Story: drank beer played pool in college Married Coretta Scott in 1953 Rosa Parks – 1955 Montgomery bus boycott

  3. Career - Accomplishments Presidential Medal of Freedom, Congressional Gold Medal, Federal Holiday established in 1986 Civil Rights - 1964 Quote – “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin , but by the content of their character.” Nobel Peace Prize – 1964 (to end racial segregation & discrimination through nonviolence)

  4. Overcoming Adversity & Legacy Bloody Sunday – March 1965 Prisoner (1960) and Time “Man of the Year” (1963) Assassination in Memphis - 1968

  5. Life of Martin Luther King • Integrity • Duty • Passion • Teamwork • Selfless Service • Planning • Loyalty • Perseverance • Flexibility

  6. “Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'” MLK