The father of the modern civil rights movement in the United States, Martin Luther King was born 15 January 1929 and died on 4 April 1968. Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964, he died when he was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. These are some of Dr Martin Luther King's famous speeches which immortalised the civil rights movement of the 1960s and still give inspiration today

This website is filled with Martin Luther King Jr. quotes that we could use to investigate the meaning behind some of his words. There are also other facts and articles on MLK Jr.

The story of Martin Luther King as told by Kid President. Perfect for kids!

Kid President can be a fun video to show students to help them understand MLK from someone who is like them - a kid! It can also be used as a hook to an activity that has students making their own video as a president, discussing MLK's importance.

I like this "poem" to use with child's own handprint Preschool Daze hand poem printable for martin luther king jr. day, see https://drive.google.com/a/westwood.k12.ma.us/folderview?id=0BwsveQqcZEvsSnIwODZ2YjNWRUU&usp=sharing for easy readers of this poem I made for k-1 students

MLK JR DAY: I like this "poem" to use with child's own handprint Preschool Daze hand poem printable for martin luther king jr.

Martin Luther King  King was famous for his civil rights actions to bring about equality for African-Americans, including his famous “I Have a Dream” speech delivered at the March on Washington in 1963. Date: 1960. Photographer: Howard Sochure.

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MARTIN LUTHER KING King was famous for his civil rights actions to bring about equality for African-Americans, including his famous “I Have a Dream” speech delivered at the March on Washington in Date: Photographer: Howard Sochure.

So why in America is there so much attention to the color of someone's skin???? STOP RACISM!!!!!

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A very powerful quote from Martin Luther King. A fight against racism that gives people the insight that people should not be miss treated by the colour of their skin, people shouldn't be judged based on their character as a person!

From Every Hill and Molehill, Let Freedom Ring - (We Hold These Truths to Be Self-Evident - Yes, We Do!)

From Every Hill and Molehill, Let Freedom Ring – (We Hold These Truths to Be Self-Evident – Yes, We Do!)

August 1963 - The Civil Rights march on Washington, D. for Jobs and Freedom culminates with Dr. Martin Luther King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. Over people participated in the march for equal rights.

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craft and writing activity: I have a dream. Literacy activity to go along with Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous I Have a Dream speech - very fun to incorporate history as well as the students' personal dreams for a better world

This is a famous picture of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X. Both of these men were Civil Rights activists, and Malcolm X was assassinated in 1965 by Nation of Islam Members, because of their disagreement in his influential messages about Civil Rights.

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Though they differed early on, Martin Luther King and Malcolm X associated with each other. Later in his life, Martin Luther King shared many of the same beliefs as Malcolm X. March Martin Luther King and Malcolm X,

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gives his ‘I Have A Dream’ speech at the March on Washington, August 28, 1963.

Civil Rights March on Washington - If you haven't read Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.'s speeches, go do it. Don't let others twist his words into a different message; go directly to the source.

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