Martin luther king
Received the same name as his father for being the first son, but was named with the initials "ML" instead of Martin Luther (King) by his family.
His childhood was spent in a Victorian-style house she shared with grandparents, uncles and brothers.
Son of a Baptist minister, Martin Luther King studied theology at Boston University. Since Young was aware of the situation of social and racial segregation of blacks living in their country, and especially the southern states.
Become a Baptist pastor in 1954 took over a church in the city of Montgomery, Alabama. Soon he showed his charisma and hisstrong determination to fight for civil rights by peaceful methods ,inspired by the figure of Mahatma Gandhi and the theory of civil disobedience of Henry David Thoreau . Shortly after arriving in Montgomery organized and led a massive boycott of nearly a year against segregation on city buses.
King watched over the peace and civil rights, and in 1955 after Rosa Parks, black women have been wronged because he refused give up her seat to a white woman on the bus, began a campaign of "Montgomery Bus Boycott" to protest the racial segregation in public transportation.
With that he made his promise of liberation of black people.
Martin Luther King Junior’s speech (I Have a dream)
I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation.
Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This momentous decree came as a great beacon light of hope to millions of Negro slaves who had been seared in the flames of withering injustice. It came