I_have_a_dream_speech.jpgMartin Luther King was an African American minister who worked so that all people would be treated fairly. He led peaceful marches and gave speeches.




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Brain Pop, Jr.: Short video and activities about MLK, Jr.

Time Warp Game: learn quotes and put history in order with this game

The Legacy of a Leader: Information about MLK, Jr. and the special day we celebrate

On the Road to Civil Rights

Songs and Poems

Printable Puzzles

Interactive Puzzles

Kid Created Timeline: Kindergarten and second grade students created this timeline of MLK, Jr's life

Slideshow of his march in New York City

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Footage of "I Have a Dream" speech