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Martin Luther King Jr.

by Tony

By Tony Caparella This stamp commemorates Martin Luther King. In 1955 black people gathered in a church in Montgomery, Alabama. A lot of black people were mad that Rosa Parks was arrested for not giving her seat to a white man. Martin's Dad was a minister at a local church in Alabama. Martin was a bright student. He was a good student because he loved to learn. He graduated from Morehouse University in 1948. He was only 19 when he graduated. He received a bachelor of divinity degree from Theological seminary at Boston University in 1955. He believed in nonviolence protest but he died in a violence way.