Martin Luther King Jr. By. Robert bowling

Social Development

  • Befriended a white boy at a young age, white boys dad told him they could no longer hang out when they reached school age
  • Racial humiliation cause King to feel resentment towards whites
  • Went to college at 15
  • Graduated college at 18
  • Married at 24, Corette Scott

Physical Development

  • Born to the Rev Martin L King Sr.
  • Precocious student
  • Skipped 9th and 12th grade
  • Friends say, "He never recovered." Talking about him ending a romantic relationship in college

Cognitive Development

  • Raised in the baptist church
  • Watched his friends, family, and neighbors get racially humiliated
  • Suffered with depression
  • Tried to commit scuicide when his grandmother died
  • At 25, named pastor at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church
  • Had an expectation for his wife to be a mother and to stay at home

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