Take notes on the brave career moves of the most important Civil Rights leader in black history.
Born 84 years ago into the harsh, segregated realities of the South, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. quickly became known as the face of the Civil Rights Movement. His lifetime of service where he fought tirelessly to bring justice to America through non-violent protests, boycotts and marches is forever engrained in the history books of our country.
Below are some of Dr. King’s greatest career moments that highlight why his legacy lives on today.
Dexter Avenue Baptist Church: In 1954 at the young age of 25, Dr. King became the pastor of Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama.