The nonviolent actions of Dr. King inspired young Kennedy Odede. In this March 21, 1965 file photo, King leads a civil rights march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., to protest voting laws. AP hide caption toggle caption AP Goats and Soda How Martin Luther King Jr. Changed The Life Of A Street Kid In Kenya January 15, 2017 Kennedy Odede was living on the streets, getting into fights. He was looking for hope. And he found it in the story of Martin Luther King Jr.