Martin Luther King Jr
1. Martin Luther King Jr.Fadhil Alif Rizaldi
(January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968)
• American Baptist minister
• The leader in the African-American Civil
3. King’s Family• The first son and second child born to the Reverend Martin Luther
King, Sr. and Alberta Williams King.
• Married Coretta Scott, the younger daughter of Obadiah and
Bernice McMurry Scott of Marion, Alabama, on June 18, 1953.
Christine King Farris
Dr. and Mrs. King:
• Yolanda Denise (November 17,
1955, Montgomery, Alabama)
• Martin Luther III (October 23,
1957, Montgomery, Alabama)
• Dexter Scott (January 30, 1961,
• Bernice Albertine (March 28,
1963, Atlanta, Georgia)
5. Martin Luther King’s Impact on the USA• He motivated the black people to have the same rights as the
other American citizens.
• Race Equality
• Economic equality
black voting rights in Selma,
Alabama, Montgomery on
March in 1965
The man who had confessed to the assassination of
Martin Luther King, James Earl Ray.
The death conspiracy theory told, it could be FBI
or US Army as an order of US government.
In 1977, he spoke to the public, as he was not the
one who has murdered MLK.
8. MLK Birthday As a National Holiday• African-American Congressman
John Conyers, introduced a bill to
honour King’s legacy by making
his birthday a national holiday.
• Lots of hospital in New York City
agreed to pay holiday on his
• President Jimmy Carter endorsed
to create the holiday
• Stevie Wonder, Bob Marley, Jesse
Jackson, Gladys Knight sung
frequently in every concerts.
• President Ronald Reagan signed
bill into law in November, 1983.
He had the rap sheets of the career
• Went to jail for nearly 30 times
• Cause in acts of civil:
• Trumped-up charges
Martin Luther King and Malcolm X
was making a good relationship as they
had different philosophies about the
Civil Right Movements.
White Americans love to quote King
when it comes non violence.
Especially when they critique black
11. “I Have a Dream”, 28th of August, 1963
12. In August 5, 1966, he was met by a line of police and a mob of angry white people.
13. Bibliography• http://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/controversy-over-what-sfact-and-fiction-in-selma-film-1.2093138