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Martin Luther King Jr. - Nobel Lecture: The Quest for.

18 Jan 2017 21:24 | Author: User1490798812 | Category: Definition essay on marriage

Martin Luther King, Jr. , (January 15, 1929-April 4, 1968) was born Michael Luther King, Jr., but later had his name changed to Martin. His grandfather began the family's long tenure as pastors of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, serving from 1914 to 1931; his father has served from then until the present, and from 1960 until his death Martin Luther acted as co-pastor. Martin Luther attended segregated public schools in Georgia, graduating from high school at the age of fifteen; he received the B. A. degree in 1948 from Morehouse College, a distinguished Negro institution of Atlanta from which both his father and grandfather had graduated. After three years of theological study at Crozer Theological Seminary in Pennsylvania where he was elected president of a predominantly white senior class, he was awarded the B.D. in 1951. With a fellowship won at Crozer, he enrolled in graduate studies at Boston University, completing his residence for the doctorate in 1953 and receiving the degree in 1955. In Boston he met and married Coretta Scott, a young woman of uncommon intellectual and artistic attainments. Two sons and two daughters were born into the family.

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    bluerabbit643 18 Jan 2017 04:40

    Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous speech on August 28, 1963. President Obama will be giving his acceptance speech the day after the celebration of Martin Luther King s Birthday though.

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    а л е к с а н д р а 18 Jan 2017 08:45

    Talk about his obsession over fried chicken

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    blueduck658 17 Jan 2017 23:11

    To cite this page MLA style: "Martin Luther King Jr. - Nobel Lecture: The Quest for Peace and Justice". Nobelprize.org. Nobel Media AB 2014. Web. 20 Mar 2017. http.