Biography of Martin Luther King, Jr

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(January 15, 1929-April 4, 1968) was born on in his mother's parents large house on Auburn Avenue in Atlanta, Georgia. He was the second child, and was first named Michael, after his father. Both changed their names to Martin when the boy was still young. King JR was born into a financially secure family middle class with that, They received better education in respect to most people of their race. King Jr, noticed this and this influenced him to live a life of social protest. Trying to extend the opportunities he had enjoyed to all the black people. King SR Was in the local NAACP And had lead a campaign to equalize the salaries of white and black teachers in Atlanta. When King Jr was a kid, His first encounter with racial discrimination were mild but important. The important encounter with racism was when he began school, White kids of this school were supposed to switch schools once the year began The parents of the kids that were White were not allowing King Jr To go over and play at their houses this lead King Jr's mother to explain Segregation and the history of Slavery to him. His family made him get the habit of noticing and responding to the things happening to his race. When King Jr was young he attended the school in Atlanta called David T. Howard Elementary Then once he graduated he went to Booker. T Washington High School. In 1945 when he was fifteen he went to More house College, At his college he was an bad student. Also at…

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