children: Bernice Albertine King (b.1963), Dexter Scott King (b.1961), boy name Luther King III (b.1957), Yolanda Denise-King (1955–2007)
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Died on: April 4, 1968
place the death: Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
City: Atlanta, Georgia
Cause of Death: Assassination
U.S. State: Georgia, African-American native Georgia
Founder/Co-Founder: southern Christian management Conference (SCLC)
education: Boston university (1954 – 1955), Crozer Theological Seminary (1948 – 1951), Morehouse college (1948), Washington High School
awards: 1964 - Nobel peace Prize 1965 - Spingarn Medal from the NAACP 1977 - Presidential Medal that Freedom
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2004 - Congressional yellow Medal 1959 - Anisfield-Wolf book Award for his publication Stride Toward flexibility 1966 - Margaret Sanger Award for his courageous resistance come bigotry and his lifelong dedication come the breakthrough of social justice and human dignity.
Martin Luther King Junior was a leader of the African-American Civil civil liberties Movement. While fighting versus injustice meted come the African-Americans, he very closely shunned violence. His principles were based on Christian doctrines but for operational techniques he looked in the direction of Mahatma Gandhi’s non-violent movement. His first major campaign was Montgomery Bus Boycott. It not only caused the abolition of gyeongju segregation on Montgomery public transfer system, but additionally turned King Jr. Into a national figure and also the fiercest spokesperson the civil civil liberties movement. Subsequently, he led numerous other nonviolent campaigns and also gave countless inspiring speeches. Later, he increased the ambit that his movement and also started fighting for same employment opportunity. His ‘March to Washington because that Jobs and Freedom’ to be one together campaign. In his short life, he to be arrested twenty-nine times. He dreamt that someday every human being would certainly be judged through his ability, not by the color of his skin. He died from a white fanatic’s bullet at the age of thirty-nine.