Martin Luther King Jr.
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.