Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.- 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Him


kholmes | January 16, 2012 - 9:21 pm

Yesterday, we celebrated what would have been Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.‘s 83rd birthday, and today MLK Day will see its 12th year that all 50 states are observing his day as a holiday. King broke barriers for African Americans during the Civil Rights era with his campaign for non-violent social change. His legacy is one of the reasons why we are able to see a Black president in office today. His teachings, sermons and speeches spoke justice into America. 

VIBE put together a list of 10 things that you probably didn’t know about him. He inspired occupations, lyrics and society to make a change.

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