Blogged By: La Tray
Media Credit (Photo & Video): Biography
Posted: Saturday February 4, 2012 @ 11:46 p.m. PST
Topic: Martin Luther King Jr.
Celebrating Black History Month on Saturday February 4, 2012 with Martin Luther King Jr. May He Rest In Peace.
According to Biography: Fact #7 Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated on friend Maya Angelou’s birthday on April 4th, 1968. Angelou stopped celebrating her birthday for many years afterward, and sent flowers to King’s widow every year until Mrs. King’s death in 2006.
- NAME: Martin Luther King, Jr.
- OCCUPATION:Civil Rights Activist Minister
- BIRTH DATE:January 15 1929
- DEATH DATE:April 04, 1968
- EDUCATION: Morehouse College, Crozer Theological Seminary, Boston University
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Atlanta, Georgia
- PLACE OF DEATH: Memphis, Tennessee
Best Known For
Baptist minister and social activist who led the civil rights movement in the United States from the mid-1950s until his death by assassination in 1968.
“I’ve seen the promised land. I may not get there with you. But I want you to know tonight that we, as a people, will get to the promised land.”