The Life and Times of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia, the eldest of Martin
Luther King, Sr., a Baptist minister, and Alberta Williams King. His Father served as a
pastor of a large Atlanta church, Ebenezer Baptist, which had been founded by Martin
Luther King, Jr.'s maternal grandfather. King, Jr., was ordainded as a Baptist minister at
King attended local segrated public school, where he excelled. He entered a
nearby college, Morehouse College, at age 15 and...
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