3 important facts about martin luther king jr s childhood

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Martin Luther King, Jr. by Marion Dane Bauer

The MY FIRST BIOGRAPHY series brings the biggest life stories to the smallest readers.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a great man. His words changed the way people thought, and his actions spurred them on to change the world. With simple, lyrical text and bold, kid-friendly illustrations, this book introduces Dr. King to the youngest readers and inspires them to change the world.
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Martin Luther King Jr. - A 5 Minute Biography

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Martin Luther King, Jr. King rose to national prominence as head of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference , which promoted nonviolent tactics , such as the massive March on Washington , to achieve civil rights. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in He was a leader of the American civil rights movement. He organized a number of peaceful protests as head of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference , including the famous March on Washington. In he won the Nobel Peace Prize, and, at the time, he was the youngest person to have done so. King also advocated for nonviolent methods of protest.

Who Was Martin Luther King Jr?

Of course I was religious. I grew up in the church.

Martin Luther King, Jr. He was the second of three children, and was first named Michael, after his father. Both changed their names to Martin when the boy was still young. King's paternal grandfather, James Albert King, had been a sharecropper near the small town of Stockbridge, Georgia, outside Atlanta. Like most sharecroppers, he had worked hard and earned little. King, Sr. He had left Stockbridge for Atlanta at the age of sixteen, with nothing but a sixth-grade education and a pair of shoes.

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