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

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By: kholmes / January 16, 2012

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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