Martin Luther King, Jr.

Angel Gonzalez

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Marther Luther King Jr was born on Jan,15 1929 in Atlanta.He was an american baptist minister and activist who became a big spokesperson and leader throughout the civil rights movement.

Marther Luther King Jr lead many boycotts one of them being the montgomery bus boycott which helped busses get segregated.He also helped organize the 1963 March on Washington, where he delivered his famous “I Have A Dream” speech. His speech  called for civil and economic rights and an end to racism in the United States. King won the Nobel Peace Prize for fighting racial inequality.

King was a big part in the civil rights movement and did a lot to help fight for racial inequality.King unfortunately was killed on April 4th in 1968 in Memphis. King’s death was followed by many riots through the cities, James Earl Ray was convicted for killing king and imprisoned.