Martin Luther King Jr

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Pat Ward 30332 01/22/00 Martin Luther King Jr. (A man of Integrity) Martin Luther King Jr. lived a very successful life as a civil rights activist, serving as the leading force behind the withdrawal of segregation laws in the 1960's. Martin was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on January 15, 1929. His father was a pastor at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. Martin studied for many years in school and was admitted to Morehouse College, a Negro college, in 1944. …

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…in Memphis, Tennessee. Martin's dream, would be carried on by his wife, Coretta Scott King, and their four children. Martin Luther King brought many changes to the U.S. constitution and the laws by which these lands are governed. Blacks were eventually allowed the right to vote, eat in public establishments, and even attend white schools, thanks to integration laws stemming from Martin's integrity. Today, all men, and women, have equal rights under the constitution.