Did you know:
– King Jr. skipped two grades in high school, 9th and 11th, and entered college (Moorehouse College) at the tender age of 15 in 1944.
By 19, he received a bachelor’s degree in sociology.
– Although King today is often remembered as being an amazing public speaker,
he got a C in public speaking during his first year at seminary.
– Martin Luther King Jr. was a Baptist minister and social activist, who led the Civil Rights Movement in the United States from the
mid-1950s until his death by assassination in 1968.