Artist: Dementrius Huitt
School: Peter Crump, Montgomery
"Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Civil Rights Champion"
1954 October 31: Martin Luther King Jr, of Atlanta is installed as minister of Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery. A little more than a year later, on the first day of the Montgomery Bus Boycott he was named president of the Montgomery Improvement Association, a role which made him a national civil rights figure.
Created: October 11, 2007
Alabama Department of Archives & History
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