Yesterday, the United States observed the holiday which marks Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday.
Did you know?
Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia with the original birth name of Michael King. His father was also named Michael King and later changed both his own and his son's name after a trip to Germany. The name Martin Luther was chosen in honor of the German religious reformer from the 1500s.
About Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who became a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights through nonviolent disobedience and for protesting racial discrimination in federal and state laws…