A Dream fulfilled?

A Man With A Dream

Birth: January 15, 1929

 Death: April 4, 1968

Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia

Known for Leading the civil rights movement in the United States Advocating nonviolent protest against segregation and racial discrimination

1954 Selected as pastor of the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama
1955 Received his Ph.D. in systematic theology from Boston University
1955-1956 Led a successful effort to desegregate Montgomery, Alabama, buses

Helped found and served as the first president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)
Published Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story
1963 Wrote 'Letter from Birmingham Jail,' arguing that it was his moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws
1963 Delivered his 'I Have a Dream' speech to civil rights marchers at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.
1964 Won the Nobel Peace Prize

Organized a mass march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, that created national support for federal voting-rights legislation
1968 Was assassinated at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee