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Coretta Scott King

 Coretta; The Story of Coretta Scott King Octavia Vivian Coretta Scott King is widely recognized as the wife of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. But in her own right she was a civil rights activist, vocalist and mother of four children. The struggles that she faced in her life were insurmountable. At a young age, she lost the love of her life and raised four children alone. But the grounding factor through all of her trials and tribulations...

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Martin Luther King Jr.

Luther King Jr. One name changed the face of America. One man had an ambitious dream. That man was Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. believed that one person could change everything. MLK Jr. was the most important man in the Civil Rights movement. He experienced racism at a very young age and later was the biggest contributor to the Civil Rights movement until his life came to an abrupt end. Martin Luther King was born January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia (Carson). King was born...

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Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King Jr. lost his life trying to better the lives of African-American people. He was one of the greatest American Civil Rights leaders of the 1960s. He was born in 1929 in the city of Atlanta, Georgia. His father was a minister at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. At fifteen Martin Luther King Jr. was enrolled at Moorehouse College. He graduated from there in 1948, and, like his father wanted to become a minister. Martin Luther King Jr. married Coretta Scott in 1953 while...

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Encomium Martin Luther King the Great!

Martin Luther King Jr. was born January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia and died April 4, 1968 in Memphis Tennessee. He was a minster, American clergyman, activist, and well known leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. Also, he was married to Coretta Scott and they had four children. In addition, he received the Noble Peace Prize in 1964. However, there isn’t one leader who’s perfect. Also, not one of us is perfect, so before we start casting stones on others. Also, we need to be...

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Martin Luther King Jr

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Martin Luther King Jr. was a revolutionary man. He spoke of non-violent ways to create a fair and equal society. He preached that all men are the same and created equal no matter the color of your skin. He was a great public speaker and reached many people in his speeches. Martin King even got to speak to thousands of people at the footsteps of the Lincoln Memorial where he spoke these words. "I have a dream that my four little children...

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Martin Luther King Jr

‘ Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. Martin Luther King was originally Michael, but it was later changed to Martin. He was born to Reverend Martin Luther King, Sr. and Alberta Williams King. King father was named Michael king until he changed it to Martin which King name was changed to Martin. The King family took a trip to Germany, which made them change their name to Martin Luther to honor the Protestant leader Martin Luther. Martin...

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Martin Luther King Accomplishments

Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King had a dream that changed the world. He stated, “ If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way” (Bright Drops 1). Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia to the parents of Michael King Sr. and Alberta Williams King. He graduated high school at fifteen, attended college and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1948 from Morehouse College. He studied in the field of theological study at Crozer...

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Black History Paper

2. Coretta Scott King 3. What did or are they doing to make a positive change? Coretta Scott King, rightfully nicknamed the "First Lady of the Civil Rights Movement”, has left a legacy as large and impacting as her husband the late, Martin Luther King Jr. Throughout her lifetime (April 27, 1927 – January 30, 2006) Coretta Scott King advocated for civil rights, women’s rights, LGBTQ rights, world peace, and many other causes and movements in order to promote the equality of all people. King became...

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Martin Luther King

My Hero: Martin Luther King Inspirational, religious, oratory, patience, a martyr and a leader are words that describe my hero, Martin Luther King. Martin Luther King is highly recognized and remembered, not only by African Americans, but by all ethnicities. Although he is dead, he continues to linger in our hearts and minds. Even at school and in communities, he still lives on through the projects that are done about him; the celebrations in February; the holiday in his honor; and several streets...

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The Inspiring Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

­Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15,1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. Martin's birth name is Michael Luther king Jr. after his father's name. MLk's mother was a schoolteacher named Alberta king and his father was a Baptist minister named Micheal Luther King. MLK's father changed both their names Michael to Martin to honor the German Protestant Martin Luther. MLK had an older brother named Alfred Daniel Williams King. Also, a sister named Willie Christine King.("Martin Luther King Timeline." Martin...

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