October 14, 1964 Martin was awarded the Noble Peace prize. After
that he became man of the year in Time magazine. The reason why
he was a very important was because Martin was a man of peace
and a Nobel leader who wasn't afraid to stand up in what he belived
was right. Martin would fight for peace but, only peacefully.
this courageous man died on April 4, 1968. Martin was shot by
a man named James E. Ray . Although Martin died many years ago,
we still honor him.
Been To The Mountaintop -
3 April 1968 (King's last speech)