Profile in Courage MLK

November 22, 2014  |  By  | 


©Mrs. Becky Foellmer November 22nd, 2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. Leader of Civil Rights Movement Birth dateJanuary 15, 1929 Place of birthAtlanta Death dateApril 4, 1968 Place of deathMemphis OccupationMIinister/Speaker Known asCivil Rights Leader Spurred to show courage because African Americans were treated unfairly and unequally. Showed courage by planning the Montgomery Bus Boycott to boycott segregated public transporation. Showed courage by helping to plan the “March on Washington” and giving the “I Have a Dream” speech. Showed courage by fighting for Civil Rights in spite of death threats. He was assasinated in Memphis

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