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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 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

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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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.

Luther King, Jr. Student Name Institution Famous Deeds of Martin Luther King, Jr.Change is the single permanent thing in this world. Time passes, events happen and soon they are forgotten, but some people leave permanent marks on history and the life of others. People who leave marks are said to be famous. These people have the courage to dream, change the lives of others, and have the capacity to accept the new and escape the old. One such person is Martin Luther King, Jr. born Michael King, Jr...

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Martin Luther King Jr.: An Innovator of Change

Luther King Jr.: An Innovator of Change Martin Luther King Jr. was a peaceful and courageous man who used a non-violent manner to stand up for all that he believed in. King Jr. sought for equal rights for African Americans during his life. He not only participated but led many of the acts to push equal rights such as the bus boycott, antisegregation campaigns, the March on Washington, and civil rights rallies throughout the United States. Due to his strenuous work for equal rights, King Jr. was...

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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 Jr.: The Premature End of his Life

Martin Luther King Jr. was born Michael King in Atlanta, Georgia, on January 15th 1929 to Reverend Martin Luther King Sr. and Alberta Williams King. He was the middle child, with an older sister and younger brother. His mother was a teacher and his father was a minister and they always supported their children and encouraged them to stand up for what they believed in. He married Coretta Scott when he was 24, and they became the parents of four children; Yolanda, Martin III, Dexter and Bernice...

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Martin Luther King Short Bio

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. By: Karim Murray Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. The Kings named their son Michael Luther King Jr. after his father, Michael Luther King. Before long, his family called the baby M.L. M.L.’s father was a pastor of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. He grew up hearing Bible stories at home and at church. M.L. enjoyed music and memorizing songs. He loved learning new words. M.L. exclaimed, “When I grow up, I’m...

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