Martin Luther King Jr.
On January 15, 1929, in Atalanta, Georgia, Martin Luther King Jr. was born. Martin Luther liked to play sports when he was little. All over the U.S. even where Martin lived there were "Whites Only" signs for restrooms, hotels, water fountains, and many many more things. Martin didn't feel this was right. Martin was done with high school two years early and went to collage at the age of fifteen. When Martin graduated he married Coretta Scott.
In 1955 a woman named Rosa Parks was arrested for not giving a white man her seat on the bus. Martin led a protest of blacks who refused to ride the bus throughout the city. One night during the protest someone threw a bomb in Martin's house while he was not home. The protest lasted for almost a year and in the end blacks and whites could ride the buses as equals.
One morning in 1963 in Washington, D.C. Martin Luther King Jr. lead the biggest march ever. Martin gave a speech in he said he had a dream that his four children would be judged by their character not the color of their skin. Soon "Whites Only" signs were becoming against the law and blacks could do thing and go places the same as whites. Martin Luther King Jr. was shot in April, 1968. He died an hour later. Martin Luther King Jr. was "free at last".
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