January 15, in Atlanta, GA Died:
Martin Luther King Jr. Michael Luther King Jr. Inafter visiting Europe, Michael King Sr. His maternal grandfather, A. Williams, was pastor at Ebenezer from until King was educated in Atlanta, graduating from Booker T.
Washington High School in King first considered studying medicine or law but decided to major in sociology.
He ultimately found the call to the ministry irresistible, however. He served as assistant to his father at Ebenezer while studying at Morehouse. In February King Sr.
The following September King enrolled in the Ph. There he met his future wife, Coretta Scott. When King refused to back down, his father relented, and on June 18,he performed the marriage ceremony at the Scott family home in rural Perry County, Alabama.
During his last year of residential studies at Boston University, King sought employment while he finished his dissertation. King desired a pulpit in a southern city but also wanted to escape Atlanta and gain independence from his father, so he arranged a trial sermon.
King was offered the position, and in he moved to Montgomery with Coretta. In June King received his Ph. Community activists proposed a bus boycott in protest.
They asked King if his church could be used as a meeting place to discuss the boycott. Although he supported the plan to boycott, King hesitated to become involved because of his existing commitments. After some persuasion, however, he agreed. At the meeting black leaders agreed on a one-day boycott.
When this was successful, they agreed to extend the action. He had not planned to take a leading role, but he agreed to serve.
The boycott ran for days. Throughout, whites in Montgomery tried to stymie it. King and other MIA members were arrested. The intimidation strengthened the resolve of the black community. The initial demands of the MIA for a modified system of segregation on city buses evolved into a lawsuit that called for its total abolishment.
The case went all the way to the U. Supreme Court, which ruled segregation on Montgomery buses unconstitutional. On December 21,King was among the first passengers to board an integrated bus.Martin Luther King Jr.
Facts. Martin Luther King Jr. was born in in Atlanta, Georgia. King, a Baptist minister and civil-rights activist, had a seismic impact on race relations in the United.
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martin was married to corretta scott king. his childrens names were Yolanda Denise-King, Martin Luther King III, Dexter Scott King and Bernice Albertine king. his parents names were Martin Luther King, Sr.
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