I am Martin Luther King, Jr.
Even as a child, Martin Luther King, Jr. was shocked by the terrible and unfair way African-American people were treated. When he grew up, he decided to do something about itpeacefully, with powerful words. He helped gather people together for nonviolent protests and marches, and he always spoke up about loving other human beings and doing what?s right. He spoke about the dream of a kinder future, and bravely led the way toward racial equality in America.
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Martin Luther King, Jr. got a C in public speaking during his first year at seminary.
King won a Grammy in 1971 for Best Spoken Word album for "Why I Oppose the War in Vietnam."
Martin Luther King, Jr. was fifteen years old when he enrolled at Morehouse College.
Martin Luther King, Jr. was jailed 29 times.