My name is Deaidra Walker and I work in Richmond County. I am a
Resource Facilitator for the Ga-Pre-K program .I'm a facilitator in a collaboration
CSRA Headstart Program. I work between two schools Collins And Wheeless
Rd. both schools have two Pre-K classes. Therefore i work with 80 students,
Martin Luther King Center Atlanta, Ga
Dr Martin Luther King
Dr. martin Luther King ,Jr. was
born to Rev. and Mrs. Martin Luther king ,Sr. (former Alberts Christine
Williams) in Atlanta , Georgia. In the years 1935-1944 Dr.King attended
David T. Howard Elememary School ,Atlanta University Laboratory Scool,
and Booker T. Washington High School. He passes the entrance examination
to Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia Without graduating from igh school.
in 1947 Dr. King was licensed to preach. On Febuary 25th 1948 Dr. king
was ordained to the baptist ministry and appointed associated pastor at
Ebenezer. In June of the same year Dr. King graduated from Morehouse College
with a BA degree in Sociology, In September of that same year Dr.king
entered Crozer Theological Seminary in Chester,Pennsylvana. After hesring
Dr. A.J. Muste and Dr. Mordecai W.Johnson preach on the life and teachings
of Mahatma Gandhi, he begins to study Gandhi Seriously. In1951 May 6-8-
Dr. King graduates from Crozer with a Bachelor of Divinity degree. June
18, 1951 Dr. King marries Coretta Scott in Marion, Alabama. The marriage
ceremony took place on the lawn of the Scott's Home in Marion Alabama.
Four children were born to this union Yolanda Denise, Martin Luther III,
Dexter Scott, Bernice Albertine .
Dr. king was awarded several Honorary Degrees the
out his quest in life. From September 1954 to November 959, when he resigned
to move to Atlanta to direct the activities of the Southern Christian Leadership
Conference. From 1960 until his Death in 1968, he was co-pastor with
his father at Ebenezer Baptist Church. Dr. king was a pivotal figure
in the Civil Rights Movement.
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