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Fun cartoon on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for Kids!

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One of the most important Civil Rights Activists in American history was Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. His passion for equality for all and his love of nonviolent movements made him a powerful leader. Watch this video on Dr. King and learn some interesting facts about him and his role in America's history.

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Dr. King gave many powerful speeches during the Civil Rights Movements. Here are video clips and commentary from PBS on his five most known speeches.While Dr. King was well known for his part in the Montgomery Bus Boycott and the March on Washington, he was deeply affected by the March from Selma to Montgomery. Read this article from the King Institute and Education Research Center.
Dr. King's belief in the power of nonviolent movements was inspired by his study of Mahatma Gandhi. To learn more about Gandhi, read this History and Facts of Gandhi website.

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