American Heroes~MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. (1929-1968)~by rldubour

A GREAT MAN…A SERVANT OF GOD…A FATHER, HUSBAND AND SON.

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Friday! time for another post of an American Hero, today is:

 

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. (1929-1968)

 

Mother was Alberta Williams
She loved and married Michael King.
Thanksgiving Day in Atlanta
She said, “I do” and wore his ring.

Their first child born was a daughter
Known as Willie Christine by name.
The second child was named Michael
His ministry would bring him fame.

The youngest boy they named Albert
In honor of his grandfather.
The rule for woman teachers then
They must be a stay home mother.

At this time father changed his name
To Martin Luther King Senior
He also changed young Michael’s name
To Martin Luther King Junior.

He attended Morehouse College
Where he received his first degree.
Was mentored by Benjamin Mays.
A, B.A. in sociology.

To Crozer Theological Seminary
He was valedictorian.
A Bachelor of Divinity
Was top of his class once again.

Then…

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Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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