Michael Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929He later graduated from Booker T. Washington High School and was admitted to Morehouse College when he was 15 in 1944
When he turned 19 he graduated from Morehouse College and entered Crozer Theological Seminary February 25, 1948
In 1951 he went to Boston University for Graduate studies
He marries Coretta Scott and moves to Montgomery, Alabama in 1953
He received a Doctorate of Philosophy in Systematic Theology from Boston University on June 5, 1955
Also in 1955 he joins the bus boycott after Rosa Parks was arrested, 4 days later he was elected president of the Montgomery Improvement association, which made him the official spokesman for the boycott.
In November 13, 1956 the supreme court rules that bus segregation is illegal, giving victory for the boycott
In 1957 King makes the Southern Christian leadership Conference to fight segregation and achieve civil rights
The U.S. Congress passed the first Civil Rights Act since reconstruction in 1958
November of 1961, the Interstate commerce Commission bans segregation in interstate travel due to the work of Martin Luther and the freedom riders
April 13, 1963 the birmingham campaign is launched. Being the turning point in the war to end segregation in the South
May 10, of 1963 it is announced that the stores, restaurants, and schools will be desegregated
November 22, 1963 President Kennedy is assassinated
The signing ceremony of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was done at the white house July 2
King later being awarded the Nobel Peace prize on December 10, 1964 making him the youngest person to receive this    prize (age 35)
July 10, 1966 King initiate a campaign to end discrimination in housing, employment, and schools in Chicago
November 27, 1967 Martin Luther announces the inception of the poor people's campaign focusing on jobs and freedom for the poor of ALL races
During the sunset of April 4th 1968 Martin Luther King, Jr. was fatally shot while standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee
His Funeral was held on April 9, and within a week the open housing ACT was passed by Congress