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What is inspiring about Martin Luther King?

An inspirational person of character, Martin Luther King, Jr. had a dream to change the world, and he transcended racial barriers to impact American society in a profound way. Martin Luther King, Jr. embodied outstanding moral qualities such as truth, courage, and justice.

Why Martin Luther King Day is important?

Martin Luther King Day honors the life of a fighter for racial justice and equality. It celebrates this equality in a society that he dreamed to become color-blind. He stood up to make a difference for every race. His words spoke for every nationality, to feel no segregation.

Where and when was Martin Luther King Jr born?

15 January 1929

Where was Martin Luther King Jr born and raised?

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

What did Martin Luther King do in Georgia?

Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site traces the life of a remarkable man who helped to change the course of American history through nonviolent social protest that was the foundation for the successes of the modern Civil Rights Movement to provide African Americans their rightful place in American society.