Martin Luther King Presentation

This is a fully editable, SIMPLE TEXT, 60 slide PowerPoint presentation on the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior, the famous civil rights leader. It is an ideal resource for Martin Luther King Day which is celebrated on the third Monday in January, around the time of his birthday. It is also appropriate for Black History Month (African-American Month) that falls in October in the UK and February in the USA.

The PowerPoint makes reference to his family background, his schooling and education, his involvement and leadership in the civil rights movement, leading campaigns and his impact upon civil right reforms. The PowerPoint contains hyperlinks to some of his famous speeches - I have a dream, the mountaintop, the drum major. There are also links to a short video presentation of his life and the hymn sung at his funeral.

A more detailed PowerPoint on Martin Luther King, more suitable for older students, is also available.

Martin Luther King Presentation

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Created: Sep 25, 2016

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