Little People, Big Dreams - Martin Luther King Jr.
Discover the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., the inspiring minister and civil rights activist
Little Martin was a spiritual boy from Atlanta who came from a long line of preachers. His dad was a preacher, his uncle was a preacher, his grandfather was a preacher…maybe he’d become a great preacher, too.
This terrible thing was called segregation. It meant that public places—like restaurants and buses—had separate spaces for black and white people. Martin and his friend were sent to different schools.
It was the first major civil rights action in America…but not the last. Martin encouraged people all over the country to stand up for their rights and join in with peaceful protest