These Photos Look Back At The Early Years Of Martin Luther King Jr.

1/17/2022 11:15:00 PM

Take a look back at the days with his family, congregation, and fellow civil rights leaders that shaped his work.

Take a look back at the days with his family, congregation, and fellow civil rights leaders that shaped his work.

Take a look back at the days with his family, congregation, and fellow civil rights leaders that shaped his work.

Copy This year, Martin Luther King Jr.2022 MLK Day Family Program – Woodmere Art Museum The museum and Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble will hold Monday from 2 p.Email article Dr.U.

would have been 93.King began his career as a Baptist minister in the segregated American South.– 3 p.He rose to national prominence after leading the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955, which was organized with other activists who went on to found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in 1957.WASHINGTON - The nation will honor the life and legacy of Dr.His civil rights activism was shaped by his Christian beliefs — he earned his doctorate in systemic theology — and the teachings of Indian activist Mahatma Gandhi, who advocated for nonviolence and civil disobedience.The event is free.When King was assassinated in 1968, America mourned him deeply.and resume at 6 p.

The annual holiday commemorating his birthday began in 1986.Admission is free, but you must Bartram’s Garden Martin Luther King Day of Service From 9:30 a.In observance of the national holiday, schools, government agencies, businesses and banks are closed, and here's what you need to know.We're looking back at early photos of King’s life with his family, congregation, and other leaders in the civil rights movement.Michael Ochs Archives / Getty Images Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.to 11:30 a.relaxes at home with his family in May 1956 in Montgomery, Alabama.Postal and delivery services The United States Post Office is closed Monday and there will not be delivery of mail, but UPS and FedEx will deliver packages.Michael Ochs Archives / Getty Images; AP Left: Martin Luther King Jr.Monday, you can help Volunteers can also help with sanitizing pots ahead of the spring season.m.

and his wife, Coretta Scott King, pose for a photo across the street from the Alabama Judicial Building in May 1956 in Montgomery, Alabama.Right: Martin Luther King Jr.Dr.Government Agencies Non-essential government agencies including the Department of Motor Vehicles and state and federal courthouses as well as city offices and public libraries.and Coretta Scott King sit with three of their four children in their Atlanta home on March 17, 1963.Michael Ochs Archives / Getty Images Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.Day Celebration at 40 th & Lancaster Avenue MLK Memorial Starting at 10 a.relaxes at home with his family in May 1956 in Montgomery, Alabama.Make sure to check the hours of operation for stores and restaurants in your area.

Don Uhrbrock / Getty Images Civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr., the West Philadelphia community will hold activities at the People’s Emergency Center, which includes giving away food and clothing.standing at pulpit delivering his sermon as a white-robed choir listens in the background at Ebenezer Baptist Church circa 1960.Michael Ochs Archives / Getty Images Martin Luther King Jr.King until 1:30 p.speaks with people in a car after delivering a sermon on May 13, 1956, in Montgomery, Alabama.Michael Ochs Archives / Getty Images Left: Martin Luther King Jr.MORE NEWS:.

delivers a sermon on May 13, 1956, in Montgomery, Alabama.Right: Martin Luther King Jr.relaxes at home in May 1956 in Montgomery.Don Cravens / Getty Images Martin Luther King Jr., who served as the director of the bus boycott, outlines boycott strategies to his advisors and organizers, including Rev.

Ralph Abernathy and Rosa Parks.Don Cravens / Getty Images Leaders of the Montgomery bus boycott stand at a bus stop and wait for a bus following the end of the year-long protest in Montgomery, Alabama, on Dec.26, 1956.Among them are Martin Luther King Jr.(fourth from left), Coretta Scott King (fifth from left), and Ralph Abernathy.

Bettmann Archive / Getty Images Martin Luther King Jr.and Ralph Abernathy are shown"integrating" one of the first buses in Montgomery, Alabama, in 1955.Gene Herrick / AP Martin Luther King Jr., accompanied by Ralph Abernathy, is booked by Lt.D.

H.Lackey in Montgomery, Alabama, on Feb.23, 1956.The civil rights leaders were arrested on indictments turned by a grand jury in the bus boycott.Bettmann Archive / Getty Images Martin Luther King Jr.

and his wife, Coretta Scott King, smile broadly as they stand in front of a group of cheering followers after King's conviction for his part in the bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama, in 1956.AP ; Don Cravers / Getty Images Left: Martin Luther King speaks in Atlanta in 1960.Right: Martin Luther King Jr.stands in front of a bus at the end of the Montgomery bus boycott, Montgomery, Alabama, Dec.26, 1956.

Afro American Newspapers / Getty Images Martin Luther King Jr.poses with unidentified others, 1956.Universal Images Group / Getty Images A demonstration in Montgomery, Alabama for civil rights, included Martin Luther King Jr.and Stokely Carmichael in 1965.Henry Burroughs / AP A makeup man puts a little powder on Martin Luther King Jr.

's brow before a television program in Washington, Aug.13, 1957.Photo 12 / Universal Images Group / Getty Images Martin Luther King Jr.giving a speech in an undated photo.Bettmann Archive / Getty Images, Bettman Archives / Getty Images Left: Police officers O.

M.Strickland and J.V.Johnson apply force in arresting Martin Luther King Jr.for loitering near a courtroom where one of his integration lieutenants was on the stand in 1958.

King charged he was beaten and choked by the arresting officers.Police denied the charges.Right: Martin Luther King Jr.holds his 2-year old son Martin Luther King III as he stands near a burnt cross in front of his home in Atlanta in April 1960.Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images Martin Luther King Jr.

giving a press conference in an undated photo.Photo by Phil Greitzer/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images With the letter opener still protruding from his chest, Martin Luther King Jr.is wheeled into Harlem Hospital for treatment after being stabbed on September 20, 1958.He was seriously injured.Rangaswamy Satakopan / AP RMartin Luther King Jr.

and his wife, Coretta Scott King, both wearing garlands, are received by admirers after landing at the airport in New Delhi, India, Feb.10, 1959.King, who is known here as the American Gandhi, flew to India on what he calls a"four-week pilgrimage in India which to me means Mahatma Gandhi." Bettmann / Bettmann Archive Martin Luther King Jr.was sentenced to a four-month term at a public works camp for violating a suspended sentence he received for a traffic violation.

He was refused bail.King is led away by DeKalb County Sheriff Robert Broome on Oct.25, 1960, in Decatur, Georgia.Agence France Presse / Getty Images Martin Luther King Jr.addresses crowds during the March On Washington at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC, where he gave his"I Have A Dream" speech in 1963.

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