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8 Fascinating Facts About Martin Luther King Jr.

8 Fascinating Facts About Martin Luther King Jr.

At this time of year there are many different posts about Martin Luther King Jr. Usually they rehash the same information. Here are 8 facts that are not commonly discussed that you should know.


Fact 1: He was born Michael Luther King, Jr. January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Fact 2: His father, Michael King, Sr., changed their names to Martin Luther King Sr. and Jr. when Martin Jr. was about five.

Fact 3: Youngest person, at the time, to win the Nobel Peace Prize.

Fact 4: Author of six books published from 1958 through 1968, works on American race relations and collections of his sermons and lectures

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