Quotes I LOVE said by Martin Luther King Jr: “I have a DREAM” –
“Almost always, the creative dedicated minority has made the world better.” – “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”
On April 4th 1968, just after 6 pm, Martin Luther King Jr was standing on the balcony outside his second-story room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, when he was fatally shot. The civil rights leader was in Memphis to support a sanitation workers’ strike and was on his way to dinner. A bullet struck him in the jaw and severed his spinal cord. King was pronounced dead after his arrival at a Memphis hospital. He was 39 years old.
Martin Luther King Jr was born January 15th 1929, and is remembered as an American clergyman, activist, and prominent leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights in the United States and around the world, using nonviolent methods and following the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi.
A Baptist minister, King became a civil rights activist early in his career. He…
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