Calabash_Issue 9 Apr. 2014 - Page 98

international Martin Luther King: By: Raymond Akabi-Davis His Dream for Human Rights World-wide! W hilst I was in Atlanta, Georgia during Xmas 2011, I decided to visit the birth place of one of the worlds most talked about civil rights leaders, Martin Luther King. I had heard so much about him when I was growing up and in fact the day he was assassinated, April 4 1968 I was two years away from completing my secondary education. Martin Luther King was born in Atlanta, Georgia in January 1929 and spent most of his life fighting for equality and civil rights. He was best known for his powerful “I had a dream” speech which he delivered during his “March on Washington D.C for Jobs & Freedom” of 250,000 people in August 1963. Martin became leader of the fi