As a young man with most of my life ahead of me, I decided early to give my life to something eternal and absolute. Not to these little gods that are here today and gone tomorrow. But to God who is the same yesterday, today, and forever.
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