Honoring Martin…A True Hero Lives On

                    “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” M.L.K 
                                                                       January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968
  Martin Luther King Jr.  born in Atlanta, Georgia.  He was an American Baptist Minister and Spokesperson/Leader in the Civil Rights Movement from 1954-1968.  He is known for his famous speech for equality, peace and being free.
                    “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” M.L.K
The Campaigns he took on during his years before his assassination in 1968 made history such as:
   Montgomery Bus Boycott, Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom, Youth March for Integrated Schools, Albany Movement, Birmingham Campaign, Walk to Freedom, March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, St. Augustine Movement, Selma to Montgomery marches, Chicago Open Housing Movement, March Against Fear, Memphis Sanitation strike and the Poor People’s campaign.

 

martin-luther-king-jr-books-for-kidsChildren’s books that celebrate his life.
   “Darkness cannot drive out darkness only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate only love can do that.” M.L.K

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