American Black History | Remember… Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Had a Dream but he had to get out in the Streets to make it happen!


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Tell me you thoughts, Post, Blog up your Words, Tweet Your Positive Message… Then get up and go out and do something about it! – P. Lowe

 His grandfather began the family’s long tenure as pastors of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. From 1960 until his death King acted as co-pastor alongside his father. King attended public schools in Georgia, graduating from high school at the age of fifteen. He received a B.A. degree in 1948 from Morehouse College, a distinguished institution located in Atlanta from which both his father and grandfather had graduated. After three years of theological study at Crozer Theological Seminary in Pennsylvania, where he was elected president of a predominantly white senior class, he was awarded a B.D. degree in 1951. With a fellowship won at Crozer he enrolled in graduate studies at Boston University, completing his residence for the doctorate in 1953 and receiving the degree in 1955. In Boston he met and married Coretta Scott.

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