Martin Luther King Jr. Biographical Martin Luther King, Jr. Martin Luther attended segregated public schools in Georgia, graduating from high school at the age of fifteen; he received the B. After three years of theological study at Crozer Theological Seminary in Pennsylvania where he was elected president of a predominantly white senior class, he was awarded the B.
Photo from the Nobel Foundation archive. Martin Luther King Jr. The Nobel Peace Prize Born: In April he was murdered by a white racist.
Four years earlier, he had received the Peace Prize for his nonviolent campaign against racism. King adhered to Gandhi's philosophy of nonviolence. In he began his struggle to persuade the US Government to declare the policy of racial discrimination in the southern states unlawful. The racists responded with violence to the black people's nonviolent initiatives.
In, demonstrators marched to the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, where King gave his famous "I have a dream" speech. The following year, President Johnson got a law passed prohibiting all racial discrimination.
But King had powerful opponents. The head of the FBI, John Edgar Hoover, had him placed under surveillance as a communist, and when King opposed the administration's policy in Vietnam, he fell into disfavour with the President.
It has still not been ascertained whether King's murderer acted on his own or was part of a conspiracy.Martin Luther King Nobel Prize Winner Uploaded by BalPatil It will be a rare confluence of the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King Junior, nostalgia and jazz when Martin Luther King III comes to India Saturday to retrace the “pilgrimage” of his father 50 years ago.4/4(1).
Martin Luther King Jr. Biographical M artin Luther King, Jr., (January 15, April 4, ) was born Michael Luther King, Jr., but later had his name changed to Martin. His grandfather began the family’s long tenure as pastors of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, serving from to ; his father has served from then until the present, .
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr was born in Atlanta Georgia on January 15, His parents were Reverend Martin Luther King Sr. and Alberta Williams King. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his siblings were guided by the spiritual teachings from their father and attended public schools in Atlanta during their childhood.
American clergyman, activist, and leader in the American Civil Rights Movement Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, – April 4, ) was an American pastor, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement.
Nobel Prize Edit. In , King was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.