Martin Luther King, Jr Day Google Doodle

Today (15 January 2012), Google released a new doodle to mark the 26th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr Day in the United States.

Martin Luther King Jr Google Doodle

In this doodle you can find quotes of his words including “We shall overcome someday” and “I have a dream that my four little children will not be judged by the color of their skin”.

Martin is an activist and prominent leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement.  15 January, which is his birthday, was chosen as the memorial day.  He is famous for his “I Have a Dream” speech.  He’s the youngest Nobel Peace Prize laureate.  He was assassinated on 4 April 1968 at the age of 39 only.

 

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