Martin Luther King, Jr. () was the nation's most prominent leader in the 20th century struggle for civil rights. He was born in the segregated south of Atlanta, Georgia and after graduating from Morehouse College, Crozer Theological Seminary, and Boston University he .
Martin Luther King was a great American who worked for civil rights in the United States in the s and 60s. He fought for the rights of African Americans and many people, blacks as well as whites, supported him. In he received the Nobel Peace Prize.. King was born on January 15, in Atlanta, Georgia. He had a brother, Alfred and a sister, Christine.
The National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis is a monument to a movement, and to its leader. It offers crucial insights for , and for the future. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., June 30, , in a Founded: Sep 18,
Champions of Human Rights Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (–) So powerful was the movement he inspired, that Congress enacted the Civil Rights Act in , the same year King himself was honored with the Nobel Peace Prize. Posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, King is an icon of the civil rights movement.