Martin Luther King was born in Georgia on 15 January 1929. eldest son of a Baptist minister, in a devout family. At 13, the boy went to school and earned a few dollars delivering newspapers. He had a balanced and independent character, but also sweet and sensitive.
Join Morehouse College in Atlanta, at age 15, at that time only institute for black city. Always above average, intelligence developed good ritmo.el wanted to be a doctor to help others, but this first vocation was little changed after following some readings
"I can not recognize for a moment to a political organization as my government which is also a slave government. The prison is the right place for a just man, the only house where a free man can live with honor in a slave state "
In 1946, Martin decided to become a pastor and follow the footsteps of his father and was ordained Baptist minister at 17, in the church who ran his father, while new books and ideas Menelaus in his mind and prepared to face his destiny.
He studied philosophy and theology with bright qualifications; he received a scholarship for a doctorate in Boston, where he met the student song that would become his wife and companion of struggle, Coretta Scott.
Martin was fascinated by Gandhi had with all kinds of armies and police without making a single gesture of violence.
Martin Luther played a key role in the vindication of the rights of blacks known as the "bus boycott". That same year, the United States Supreme Court outlawed segregated public education that kept many southern states. following the arrest of a black woman after refusing to give up her seat to a white passenger. During the 381-day protest, King was arrested and jailed
his home was destroyed and received many death threats. Martin Luther King, he had joined the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (National Association for the Advancement People of color, NAACP), and he puts into practice their beliefs and did not shrink its possibility.
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