Alberta Williams King and Rev. Martin Luther King, Sr. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
attended and finished his early education at David T. Howard Elementary School and
Atlanta University Laboratory School. He also attended Booker T. Washington High
School which he left before graduation due to his acceptance and early admission in
Morehouse College, which is located in Atlanta. He was only 15 years old at that time.
He then received a Bachelor degree in 1948 from Morehouse College. He then attended
graduate school at Boston University, to obtain his doctorate degree which he received in
1955. While in Boston he met Coretta Scott, they later ended up getting married and had
4 children, two sons and two daughters.
Martin Luther King Jr. loved to travel all over the place and speak where ever
there was injustice, a protest or an action. In a couple of years later, he led a massive
protest in Birmingham, Alabama, started the march on Washington, D.C (where he
delivered the I Have A Dream Speech). Through many years of hard work, Martin Luther
King Jr. has turned out to be a very important leader in the world until his death. Without
him, Blacks will not have the opportunities they have today. He has brought about
economic and social equality to the whole world.
Martin Luther King Jr. brought about social equality by leading many marches,
and non violent protests. Due to all of these marches and protests, blacks are able to live a
normal life. We are no longer discriminated against as much as we were in the early
1900s. MLK has shown the world that it will be a better place if everyone just got along,
if blacks had the same rights as whites do. Because of him, we the black people are able
to go to the same schools, same churches , ride on the same bus, drink from the same
water fountain as whites and the list goes on.
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