What is the name of
the historically Black college that Martin Luther King Jr. attended?
a. Spelman College
c. Howard University
d. Fisk University
know that Martin Luther King Jr. also enjoyed playing sports? What sport
did Dr. King play in college?
d. He ran track
Can you name the famous Hollywood actor who also went to the same
college as Dr. King
and who was an usher at Dr. King's funeral?
a. Morgan Freeman
c. Denzel Washington
d. Samuel Jackson
Many people are unaware that Martin Luther King Jr. also believed in and
supported the idea of reparations--that descendants of enslaved Blacks
should be compensated for the historical mistreatment they received during slavery and afterwards. How much money did Dr. King propose that
the U.S. government pay out as compensation over a period of ten years?
a. $30 million dollars
c. $10 billion dollars
b. $200 million dollars
d. $50 billion dollars
On April 4, 1967, exactly one year before his assassination, Dr. King
made a speech in which he expressed his opposition to the Vietnam war
and referred to the United States as "the greatest purveyor of
violence in the world today". What is the name of the landmark Harlem
church where Dr. King gave his renowned "Beyond Vietnam"
a. Riverside Church c.
Abyssinian Baptist Church
b. Mother AME Zion Church
Canaan Baptist Church
How old was
Martin Luther King Jr. when he helped to organize the Montgomery, Alabama
bus boycott which effectively brought the Montgomery bus system to a
standstill for an entire year?
a. 20 years old
c. 28 years old
26 years old
d. 31 years old
the name of the 15 year old girl who refused to give up her seat on a
Montgomery, Alabama bus to a white passenger, a full nine months before Rosa Parks engaged in a
similar act of civil defiance in the same city?
a. Irene Morgan
c. Sarah Louise Keys
d. Claudette Colvin
Toussaint who led the
2005 New York Transit Workers Strike, Martin
Luther King Jr. also supported the right of workers to higher wages
and better treatment. What workers strike did Dr. King go to Memphis,
Tennessee to support in 1968 ?
a. Postal workers strike
c. Sanitation workers strike
Housing workers strike
d. Dock workers strike
Clark, known for the famous "doll experiment" in which Black
children were asked to choose between a white doll and a black doll, arranged
a meeting between Martin Luther King Jr., James Baldwin and another
famous Black leader who was killed two days before the meeting was
scheduled to take place. What was the name of this famous leader?
a. James Meredith
c. Medgar Evers
d. Paul Robeson
to many of his close friends and associates, Martin Luther King Jr. was
not only a dynamic and
charismatic leader, but he also had a talent for the following:
d. Telling jokes