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  1. Martin Luther King Ivanna Arzate and Sofía Barrales 2. Biography ã He was born on 15 January 1926 in Atlanta he was an American Baptist minister, a civil rights…
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  • 1. Martin Luther King Ivanna Arzate and Sofía Barrales
  • 2. Biography • He was born on 15 January 1926 in Atlanta he was an American Baptist minister, a civil rights advocate and also the son of a Baptist minister. Martin Luther King studied theology at Boston University. From a young age he became aware of the situation of social and racial segregation that blacks lived in his country, and especially in the souther US. He died On 3 April 1968 when he arrived in Memphis, Tennessee to prepare for a march in support of striking sanitation workers.
  • 3. At age 15, King entered Morehouse Jr. College, a university designed for young African Americans which would withdraw sociology graduate three years later. Perennial student, moved to the northeast of the country to continue their graduate studies and major in theology. He graduated in the discipline at age 22 and got his doctorate from Boston University four years later.
  • 4. Luther King's name became famous throughout the country and were increasingly supporters and activists who joined the struggle for racial equality. In 1963, at the height of his cause, he led, together with another 250 000 people marched on Washington advocated in particular by improving the living conditions and integration of blacks in the south. In this peaceful protest, as he has lived in the US capital in its history, recited his famous speech "I have a dream". was given in front of the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963. After receiving the Nobel Peace Prize, Martin Luther King continued his fight for equality for blacks until an April 4, 1968 he was killed in a motel in Memphis by James Earl Ray.
  • 5. Why he inspired us We chose Martin Luther King because he was a person who struggled a lot as long as everyone could be equal in all respects and although the obstacles in life had followed the fighting and achieving their dreams because he always said that you should always follow your dreams no matter how ridiculous they sound or how far you need to continue the fight for what you think is important is to see. Martin Luther King was undoubtedly a leader we all should admire for what I bring to the world, that is why the inspired us.
  • 6. What he do In 1955, following the arrest of a black woman after refusing to give up her bus seat to a white man, King decided to start a non-violent protest against racial segregation endured by his city. Taking advantage of the resonance pastor had suggested the black population of Montgomery did not use public transport until such racist statements were eradicated completely. Almost a year after the beginning of the bus boycott, the Supreme Court of the United States declared segregation illegal in any public place
  • 7. He stood up for equal rights for all people, especially to help African Americans gain more freedom. Well, the big line is: EQUALITY. He supported the idea of the blacks, which was to fight AGAINST segregation. He led marches, boycotts, and made speeches to help convince the others to agree with him. One of his most famous speeches was "I Have a Dream" he stood for EQUALITY AMONG ALL PEOPLE, bottom line.
  • 8. Clonclusion The world needs us all to have equality and respect above all that's what Martin Luther King wanted so if we help not discriminated or making people feel less than they are and so maybe someday we can change the world
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