I was in the kitchen drinking coffee when I heard Coretta cry, "Martin, Martin, come quickly!" I put down my cup and ran toward the living room. As I approached the front window Coretta pointed joyfully to a slowly moving bus: "Darling, it's empty!
DescriptionAmerican clergyman, activist, and leader in the American Civil Rights Movement
AliasesMLK; Martin Luther King; Michael King; Michael King, Jr.
BornJanuary 15, 1929
DiedApril 4, 1968
CountryUnited States Of America
ProfessionCleric; Political Activist; Theologian; Orator; Minister; Writer
AwardsNobel Peace Prize; Jawaharlal Nehru Award For International Understanding; Spingarn Medal; Presidential Medal Of Freedom; United Nations Prize In The Field Of Human Rights; Gandhi Peace Award; Pacem In Terris Award; Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards