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Martin Luther King Jr. and Civil Rights Timeline
Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin was born in Atlanta Georgia
January 13, 1929
Martin was ordained a minister.
February 25, 1948
Led the bus boycott with Rosa Parks in Montgomery Alabama
December 5, 1955 - December 20, 1956
MLK gave the "I Have A Dream" speech
August 28, 1963
MLK was assassinated by James Earl Ray.
April 4, 1968
President Truman issues an Executive Order to end segregation in the Armed Services.
July 26, 1948
Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat on a bus to a white man.
December 1, 1955
Nine black students (Little Rock Nine) are blocked from integrating into their high school
September 4, 1957
The Birmingham Campaign started
Black religious leader, Malcolm X is assassinated
February 21, 1965
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