The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is one of the greatest Americans, and perhaps one of the most heroic figures, in history. His pioneering work as head of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and the March on Washington helped cement him in the history of the Civil Rights Movement, forever changing the face of American society.
But do you know the man behind the myth, the history behind the legend? Whether you are a devotee of Dr. King or want to dive into his storied life to commemorate his ongoing legacy, these Martin Luther King Jr trivia questions and answers are the perfect place to start.
Did you know that one of Dr. King’s influences was Mahatma Gandhi? Were you aware of his work advocating for waste management workers’ rights? Are you familiar with the FBI’s long standing antagonism against him? Ready or not, it’s time to learn!