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Martin Luther King Sr. Facts

Martin Luther King, Sr. was a Baptist pastor, missionary, and an early leader in the American Civil Rights Movement. He was also the father of Martin Luther King, Jr. King, Sr. was born Michael King and led the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia and became a leader of the civil rights movement, as the head of the NAACP chapter in Atlanta and of the Civic and Political League. He encouraged his son to become active in the movement. (1899 – 1984)

Quotes by Martin Luther King Sr.

A man can't ride your back unless it's bent.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Don't hate, it's too big a burden to bear.
Martin Luther King Sr.

Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Sr.

You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

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