Martin Luther King Jr. (January 15, – April 4, ) was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from until his assassination in Born: Michael King Jr., January 15, , . Clayborne Carson, the director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute and a Stanford University history professor, said the claims in the document were part of a smear Author: Tom Porter.
Nov 09, · Martin Luther King, Jr. was born on January 15, , in Atlanta, Georgia, the second child of Martin Luther King Sr., a pastor, and Alberta Williams . Feb 05, · The evidence is quite solid that Martin Luther King, Jr. did cheat on his wife, but the claims that he engaged in orgies or that he had sex with prostitutes, white or otherwise, appear to be totally undocumented at best and complete bunk at worst.
Two years ago, renowned historian David J. Garrow was dismissive of newly released FBI files claiming Martin Luther King Jr. was a “whole-hearted” communist. “The number one thing I’ve Author: Gillian Brockell. The FBI was obsessed with Martin Luther King Jr. from the mids until his assassination in King was only 39 when he was killed on April 4, , having spent 12 years—almost a third of Author: Ryan Sit.
Jul 19, · A viral item lists 'four things you didn't know' about Martin Luther King, Jr. You probably didn't know most of them because they're not true. Jan 16, · By John Blake, CNN (CNN)-- Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was writing an advice column in for Ebony magazine when he received an unusual letter. “I am a boy,” an anonymous writer told King. “But I feel about boys the way I ought to feel about girls.
Jan 18, · Gillian Frank Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in the United States. To reflect upon Dr. King's life, legacy and influence, NOTCHES offers some primary sources with which to begin thinking about King's place in the history of sexuality. Even as historians are increasingly reckoning with King's complicated private life, King's views on. Jan 21, · Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, a powerful and inspiring civil rights activist of the early s, played a huge role in the way we accept and treat each other — regardless of race or gender— today.