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How Much Do You Know About Martin Luther King, Jr.?


Black Civil Rights Leaders like Martin Luther King Jr., fought to expose the lack of equity African Americans have in American society, from access to education, land ownership, racial discrimination and voting rights.

You may have heard about Martin Luther King’s famous “I have a Dream” speech, or that Americans refer to Dr. King by his initials - MLK. See if you can name 10 more facts from MLK’s life and his social justice work!


Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929 in:

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929 in:

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. entered college/university at this age:

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. entered college/university at this age:

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is Dr. [Doctor] because:

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is Dr. [Doctor] because:

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is best known for transforming civil rights in America:

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is best known for transforming civil rights in America:

In 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous 'I Have a Dream' speech at this memorial:

In 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous 'I Have a Dream' speech at this memorial:

In his 'I Have a Dream' speech, Dr. Martin Luther King:

In his 'I Have a Dream' speech, Dr. Martin Luther King:

In his fight for equal rights for African-Americans, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was imprisoned:

In his fight for equal rights for African-Americans, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was imprisoned:

In 1964, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was nominated for the following prize:

In 1964, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was nominated for the following prize:

In his personal life, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was married and had:

In his personal life, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was married and had:

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. died on April 4, 1968 in Memphis, TN because:

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. died on April 4, 1968 in Memphis, TN because:
Tanya Burovtseva

An international exchange alumna originally from Ukraine, Tanya started her career at InterExchange in 2011. Tanya is passionate about travel and cultural exchange and enjoys meeting J-1 exchange participants at InterExchange events.

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