Birth: January 15, 1929 ~ Atlanta, Georgia
Birthname: Michael Luther King, Jr.
He was renamed Martin when about 6 years old.
Death: April 4, 1968 ~ Memphis, Tennessee
Martin Luther King Jr. led a very extraordinary life. He graduated from high school when only 15 years old, and went on to become a National Civil Rights Leader and, ultimately, a martyr. To discover more about the man, follow the links... |
and, oh yes - once a martyr, always a martyr.
* ML King Jr. courtesy of (NobelPrize Org.)
* Martin L. King courtesy of (Seattle Times)
* Ralph Abernathy - Minister ~ 1926-1990
* Fred Shuttlesworth - Minister ~ 1922-