The change to be brought forth to our nation all began, “On January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia” (Biography.com). It was the day that Martin Luther King Jr. was born, a day that influenced us so much that in later years we come to celebrate it as a federal holiday. Martin Luther King Jr. went through many events in his life that established who he later would become. Growing up in a spiritually involved family King on, “May 1936 in his family church in Atlanta, Georgia was baptized” (Biography.com). He began ministering at his father-in-laws church and took full responsibility when his father-in-law died. The inspiring task to be able to teach people lifelong lessons from the bible and help them to live spiritual willing lives took him to another level. After King received his Ph.D. from Boston University he continued to pursue his ministering career and the peak to becoming a civil rights activist began. The first event that struck Martin Luther King Jrs. career were the two bus events including Claudette Colvin and Rosa Parks in the same area. The two women refused to give up their seats for white citizens who declared them. These events led to the historical strike that we know as the Montgomery Bus Boycott, which lasted 381 days. For 381 days African Americans refused to ride the bus, finding alternative ways to get to work like walk...
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...to know tonight, that we, as a people will get to the Promised Land”.
Martin Luther King went through a numeral amount of events in his life in order to help us have the liberals and rights that we have today. He was born a regular African
American who was expected to carry the stereotypical pursues of the majority of blacks, but he died a standout, a hero, and a leader that changed the views on segregation. He changed the nation as a whole; he changed the relationships of men and women of all ages, races; religions; orientations, and beliefs. April 4, 1968 at 6:01 p.m., was the day that marked the nation, a day we lost a legacy but not his vision, a day the dream that was determined by many to not follow through, but continued to bind the nation like no other situation had ever did.
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