10 Interesting And Surprising Facts You May Not Know About Martin Luther King, Jr.

Happy MLK Day: 10 Interesting And Surprising Facts You May Not Know About Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Mike Check? – Until he was five, Martin’s name was Michael on his birth certificate. Some accounts say his name was changed to Martin after a trip to Germany convinced his father to change the name to Martin Luther as inspired by Protestant Reformation leader Martin Luther. History.com reports that as a result, King Sr. changed his own name as well as that of his 5-year-old son.

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