How Did Martin Luther King Changed America

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Martin Luther King Jr. – American Dreamer

Martin Luther King Jr. changed every African American’s life by taking the stand in what he believed in. He changed the whole nations perspective on racial profiling and African American abuse. He took pride in Human rights, which not everyone believed in and it led to his death. King was born on January 15, 1929. He was the second child of Michael King Sr. and Alberta Williams King. Growing up in Atlanta, Georgia. King entered public school at age 5 in May 1936. At age 12 King lost his grandmother to a heart attack, which cause him to try to commit suicide by jumping out of the second story window of his house. King attended Booker T. Washington high school where he skipped both the 9th and 11th grade. King started Morehouse College in Atlanta at the age of 15, in 1944. In 1948, Martin Luther King Jr. earned his sociology degree. He then attended …show more content…

He was put in jail for a long time along with all his supporters that were there. King was hated from both white and black people for endangering kids that were at the demonstration. When he got out of jail King and all of his supporters were planning an even bigger demonstration. He put on the Historic March in Washington. More than 200,000 showed up to the Lincoln memorial to hear his speech. His speech stated "I have a dream that my four children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character." He was hoping that one day all men could be brothers no matter the race. By 1968 King decided to hold final march where the tragedy happened. James Earl Ray assassinated King on April 3rd. Martin Luther King Jr. left his mark on society. He went through so much to prove himself no matter the circumstance. His impact was so influential it changed the world. Even though through his efforts came tragedy, his dream eventually came

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