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Martin Luther King

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Social Studies +5 Age Levels Elementary (9 to 12 years old), Middle School (13 to 15 years old)
This Collection of resources highlights key events in the life and work of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It includes resources that illustrate the Montgomery bus boycott, his Letter from a Birmingham Jail, the March on Washington and his I Have A Dream speech and finally, images and a video from his assassination and funeral.

Key Terms:
Civil Rights Movement
Civil Rights leader
Activist
Black rights
African American rights
Equality

Martin Luther King, Jr.

National Portrait Gallery

Pinback button of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Coming Into Montgomery

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Martin Luther King, Jr.

National Portrait Gallery

Arrest of Martin Luther King Jr., Montgomery, Alabama

National Museum of African American History and Culture

King

Anacostia Community Museum

March on Washington Handbill

National Museum of American History

Martin Luther King, Jr.

National Portrait Gallery

Crowd outside Lorraine Motel after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Martin Luther King, Jr. Funeral: Honor King End Racism

National Museum of African American History and Culture