When we were in
we visited the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site. He was born in Atlanta in this home. Atlanta
He became a Pastor in this
. Ebenezer Baptist
The Civil Rights Movement was lead by MLK. He chose to do this via non-violent protests and civil disobedience. He was definitely influenced by the philosophy of non-violence practiced by Mahatma Gandhi. He went to
in 1959 to study Gandhi’s
techniques of nonviolent resistance.
There is a big statue of Mahatma Gandhi in this Historic Site. India
MLK, Jr.'s tributes to the Mahatma.
The eternal flame