King

Martin Luther King (born 15th January 1929) an African American Baptist Minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in American civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. The civil rights activist was born Michael King Jr on January 15, 1929 to parents Michael King Sr and Alberta Williams King. King received a Nobel peace prize for combating racial inequality though non-violence, he was just 35 years old - the youngest man at the time to do so. King advanced civil rights though non-violence and civil disobedience, inspired by his Christian beliefs. In 1983, President Ronald Reagan signed a bill that would establish a nationally observed holiday in remembrance of King, he is the only non-President to have a national holiday in his name. There are approximately 900 streets named after him in the US. Martin Luther King died on the 4th April 1968, age 39.

’’ injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.’’- Martin Luther King.

Head of House: Mr P Walters

House Captain: Tamzin Pountney

House Deputies: 

Jack Bridgwater – Sport Ambassador

Amalie Orrin – Music Co-Ordinator

James Thain – Academic and Charity Lead

Grace Hilditch-Brown – Buddy Mentor Lead 

 

 

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