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Notable Moments In The Career Of Martin Luther King Jr.


Last updated 1/15/2020 at 3:21pm

Each January, Americans honor the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr. Born in Atlanta, Ga., on Jan. 15, 1929, King would grow up to become one of the most influential people of the 21st century.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a federal holiday celebrated on the third Monday in January each year.

Taking time to learn about some of the many notable moments in King’s career is a great way to honor his legacy.

Morehouse College

After attending segregated public schools as a child, King was accepted into Morehouse College at the age of 15.

Morehouse College was the alma mater of both...

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