Oh Dr King…What would you be making of the present situation?
One can only begin to imagine
He’d be 90 today!
Some things you may not know about the man!
- Martin Luther King was awarded, on June 5, 1955, a Doctorate of Philosophy in Systematic Theology from Boston University.
- Probably the most successful non-violent leader of civil rights.
- Unlike Gandhi, the Doctor did not lie down with young girls.
- King was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964
- His father was a Pastor and his mother, a school teacher.
- March on Washington was held on August 28th and roughly between 200,000 to 300,000 people attended.
- Awarded “Man of the Year” by TIME magazine and in 1964 (suck it Trump!)lol
- After King was assassinated, President Johnson declared a day of mourning.
- Although King was assassinated on April 4th, 1968, Martin Luther King Day was first celebrated in 1986.