Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

A Story for Children
  • 4.42 MB
  • English
Family Development Association
ContributionsAlex Castro (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13338274M
ISBN 109995222159
ISBN 139789995222154

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Martin Luther King, Jr., composed a letter from his prison cell in response to local religious leaders’ criticism of the campaign.

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About Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was born Janu in Atlanta, Georgia, the son and grandson of pastors. He graduated from Morehouse College and Crozer Theological Seminary, becoming at age 25 pastor of the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, More about Dr.

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I think this book brings Dr. King’s story to a personal level in a unique way that is more relatable for : Bookroo. Martin Luther King Jr. (born Michael King Jr.; Janu – April 4, ) was an American Christian minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the Civil Rights Movement from until his assassination in King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, inspired by his Christian beliefs and the Born: Michael J.

King Jr., JanuAtlanta. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a major leader in the nonviolent protests against racial discrimination during the s American Civil Rights Movement. Each year, the United States honors and celebrates King’s life and legacy on the third Monday in January.

MLK Day is an official national day of service where citizens are encouraged to Author: Katisha Smith. Martin Luther King, Jr. was born on Januin Atlanta, Georgia, the second child of Martin Luther King Sr., a pastor, and Alberta Williams King, a former schoolteacher.

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Due to the sources of funding for this award, there are two sets of eligibility. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebrates the life and civil rights work of Dr.

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We honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., each year on the third Monday of January, in celebration of his birthday, Janu While many families mark this special day with volunteer community service, another great way to honor Dr. King's legacy with your children is to learn more about him as the driving force behind the modern American Civil.

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Printables are a great way to teach these difficult concepts to young children. As a theologian, Martin Luther King reflected often on his understanding of nonviolence. He described his own “pilgrimage to nonviolence” in his first book, Stride Toward Freedom, and in subsequent books and articles.

“True pacifism,” or “nonviolent resistance,” King wrote, is “a courageous confrontation of evil by the power of love” (King, Stride, 80).

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Biography and the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, this is the most comprehensive book ever written about the life of Dr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. David J. Garrow had unrestricted access to Martin Luther King's personal papers, to thousands of pages of newly released FBI documents and more than interviews.

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An Interesting Fact about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr: Martin Luther King, Jr. was born on the 15th of January,in Atlanta, Georgia.

His given name was Michael King, Jr. King’s father, Michael Sr., was the Reverend of Ebenezer Baptist Church. Martin Luther King Jr.

was very intrigued by this essay. In his autobiography, he wrote, “During my student days I read Henry David Thoreau’s essay On Civil Disobedience for the first : Christina Montford. Then, Dr. King met and married Coretta Scott King.

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They had four beautiful children: Yolanda, Martin III, Dexter, and Bernice King. Then Dr. King became the pastor of Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama; he was only twenty-five years of age. King was one of the first blacks to win a noble prize. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

Martin Luther King, Jr. was born in Georgia in He was a good student, and went to college to become a preacher. He went on to become a great speaker and a famous American leader. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the main leaders of the civil rights movement.

“Civil rights” are rights that should belong to.Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. makes his last public appearance at the Mason Temple in Memphis, Tenn., on April 3, Dr.

Martin Luther King Jr. was — like many great preachers — a .Excerpt from Martin Luther King, Jr. (& L.H De Wolff) Allegations: Plagiarism in college and graduate school papers, including his doctoral dissertation on "A Comparison of the Conceptions of God in the Thinking of Paul Tillich and Henry Nelson Wieman"; Verbatim thefts also discovered in political speeches including the famous "I Have a Dream" speech (see Pappas' Plagiarism Author: David Ben-Ariel.