Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King

Use any of the five Internet resources presented below.   Choose one event in the life of Dr. Martin Luther King that you believe was critical to his emergence as a leader of the civil rights movement.  Pretend that you were a newspaper reporter who was present at the event.  Your assignment is to write an article for your newspaper based on what you witnessed at the event, and the other information about Dr. King that you would have known at that time.  The completed assignment should be approximately 1,000 words long.

Related Link Resources
Martin Luther King - Biography
Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project
Martin Luther King, Jr., and Memphis Sanitation Workers
Teaching Students About Martin Luther King Jr.
TIME 100: Leaders & Revolutionaries - Martin Luther King