One of the world’s most famous advocates of non-violent social change strategies, Martin Luther King Jr. was a true man of peace. As we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s holiday, here are some facts about Dr. King’s life you may not know:
Was a Trekkie (a fan of the original “Star Trek” (1966) TV series).
Was a vegetarian.
Sang with his church choir at the 1939 Atlanta premiere of the movie Gone with the Wind.
There are 730+ U.S. cities that have streets named after him
MLK was an amazing dancer
He could shoot a basketball accurately with both hands
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