Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Birthday

Oh Dr King…What would you be making of the present situation?

One can only begin to imagine

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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.

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