Unit 8: The Modern Era
Chapter 19: A Changing World
Lesson 1: The Civil Rights Movement
Biography: Dr. Martin Luther King
Create a timeline for the life of Martin Luther King or another person who fought for people's rghts. How might this person react to life in the U.S. today?
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Biography Learn about the life of the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Martin Luther King, Jr. by reading this brief biography. A transcript of his Nobel lecture is available by using the sidebar menu.
We Shall Overcome: The Players Key people in the civil rights movement are briefly discussed in this article. There are several links within the article for more in-depth information.
MLK Online Explore the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. with biographical information, speeches, images, video clips, and music. There is a rich library of information plus links to more relevant sites.