Martin Luther King Junior
(January 15, 1929 - April 4, 1968)  was a 20th
century civil rights activist in the United States. As a
founder of the Southern Christian Leadership
Conference (SCLC), King led multiple peaceful
protests and is famous for giving his famous “I Have
a Dream“ speech during the March on Washington in
1963. He was shot on April 4, 1968 in Memphis,
Tennessee, and died subsequently. Because of his
efforts, Martin Luther King Jr still remains a hero of
peace to many people.