When was Martin Luther King, Jr. assassinated?

Answer Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968; he was shot while standing on the balcony of the motel section of the Lorraine Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee. King was in Memphis to support... Read More »

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Where was Martin Luther King Jr. ordained as a minister?

Martin Luther King, Jr. was ordained as a minister at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia. It is the same church where he was baptized as a child; he later became pastor of that church.... Read More »

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How to Appreciate Martin Luther King, Jr.?

Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) is one of America's most influential leaders who dedicated his life to helping others and fighting for racial equality. On Martin Luther... Read More »

Why was martin luther king jr. put in jail?

Martin Luther King, Jr., was arrested on numerous occasions--as were many Civil Rights demonstrators--during non-violent protests on various pretexts. Most famously, King spent 11 days in a Birming... Read More »