Martin Luther King Jr.
Jese K and Mackenzie H
11 Grade 5
Martin had a dream,
To prove that every man,
Woman, and child,
Black or white were born equal.
it all changed in the year of
He could not play with his friends,
Go to the same school,
He even couldn’t go on the same
But when Martin got older,
He remembered his dream.
That he could make a law that every
Man, woman, and child, black or
Would be together.
Martin tried and tried,
And one day before we knew it,
Martin was shot.
People wanted to go on about his
And together they did.
we're together living in the same world
Make the world a better place,
Like Martin Luther King Jr.
Secondary Middle School
F., Age 11
King was a preacher.
King was a leader.
Martin Luther King died, I cried.
he was in jail, I was worried.
he couldn't play with his friends,
thought something was going to happen to him.
all those people got washed with the hose,
of them weren't mothers or fathers,
we should pray for love and courage
always stand up for what is right.
12; Grade 7
Junior High School
Luther King you helped the black nation out
their hearts were filled with sorrow
their hearts were filled with doubt.
were an inspiration to many with a long struggle ahead
strength in your crusade with the marches you led.
spoke of God's love from high above.
thought the answers were thru peace and love.
others were against you, you were strong and brave
a noble cause, your life, you gave.
A Man of
In all the
years of his life he gave it all,
triumph and adversity he did not fall.
With all he
had, he gave with heart,
So that no
person would feel torn apart.
He gave his
love, he gave his life,
never the martyr just showing his strife.
showed us his courage and his grace,
He left us
with a glimmer of hope for the human race.
He gave us
his faith, his dream, and his love,
left us to watch from above.
We were so privileged
to have him with us,
showed us his strength fighting to ride a bus!
the Civil Rights Movement
Rankin Middle School
Luther King, Jr., did many things to help during the civil rights movement. King
gave many speeches to help get people to support equal rights and to get the
government to give African Americans their rights. He also helped lead many
marches and nonviolent protest during his life time. Those are some ways Martin
Luther King helped in the civil rights movement.