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Tuesday Thoughts by YoTrip for January 15, 2013-For A King Celebrate (Vol.1, Iss.3)


Still relevant today! For a King named Martin we will continue to celebrate

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Martin Luther King leaning on a lectern. Deuts... Martin Luther King leaning on a lectern. Deutsch: 1964: Martin Luther King Português: Martin Luther King (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

For A King Celebrate

The world was given a gift 84 years ago when Rev. Martin Luther King Sr. and Alberta Williams King gave birth to Martin Luther King, Jr.  The life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr is recognized by men and women, young and old, people of every creed and color. Dr. King was an advocate for justice, equality, and peace for all mankind. Below are some little known facts about Dr. King:

10. Martin Luther King, Jr. day was not recognized as a paid national holiday by all 50 states until 2000. (TIME)

9. The U2 song, “Pride (In The Name of Love)” was written about Martin Luther King, Jr. (Post Chronicle)

8. He went to Morehouse College at the age of just 15. (

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