Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Jan. 15, 1929, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was born in Atlanta.
He contributed so much to the equal rights movement. Today we will take a look back in history and learn more about his life.
During the less than 13 years of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s leadership of the modern American Civil Rights Movement, from December, 1955 until April 4, 1968, African Americans achieved more genuine progress toward racial equality in America than the previous 350 years had produced. Dr. King is widely regarded as America’s pre-eminent advocate of nonviolence and one of the greatest nonviolent leaders in world history. Click here to learn more.