5 Things You Probably Didn't Know About MLK
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1. King skipped grades nine and twelve before enrolling at Morehouse College at 15 years old.
2. King was jailed 29 times for acts of civil disobedience and trumped-up charges.
3. King's "I Have A Dream" speech was not his first at the Lincoln Memorial. Six years earlier he spoke during the prayer pilgrimage for freedom.
4. King narrowly escaped an assassination attempt a decade before his death while at a book signing in Harlem, New York City.
5. King and George Washington are the only two Americans to have had their birthdays observed as a national holiday