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Birthday, College, and Community: 9 Things You May Not Know About Martin Luther King Jr. @balleralert 9 Things You May Not Know About Martin Luther King Jr. - Blogged By @Climb_This_Hill โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Every year on January 15th marks a special remembrance for Martin Luther King Jr. as we celebrate his birthday and achievements as a civil rights leader and activist in black history. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € As we remember his heroic efforts today, there are still a few things you may not have known about MLK. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € 1. Martin Luther King Jr. was born Micheal King, and both he and his father changed their name after the German Protestant leader, Martin Luther. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € 2. Martin Luther King Jr. began taking college classes full-time at Atlantaโ€™s Morehouse College at the age of 15 and graduated with his Ph.D. at 25. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € 3. On October 14th, 1964, at age 35, Martin Luther King Jr. became the youngest man to receive a Nobel Peace Prize for resisting racial inequality through non-violence. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € 4. King donated all of the $54,123 (worth about $400,000 today) of his Nobel Peace Prize award to the Civil Rights movement. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € 5. He was the first African American to be granted a national federal holiday. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € 6. Over 1,000 streets in the U.S are named after Martin Luther King Jr. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € 7. MLK was arrested more than 20 times for his non-violent civil rights protests. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € 8. King won a Grammy for โ€˜Best Spoken Word Albumโ€™ for โ€œWhy I Oppose the War in Vietnam.โ€ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € 9. In 2006, the Martin Luther King Jr. National Monument in Washington, D.C. was marked the first monument on the National Mall dedicated to an African-American. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Happy Birthday, MLK. We appreciate all that youโ€™ve done for the black culture and the sacrifices youโ€™ve made to help create equality inside and out of our oppressed community.
Birthday, College, and Community: 9 Things You May Not Know
 About Martin Luther King Jr.
 @balleralert
9 Things You May Not Know About Martin Luther King Jr. - Blogged By @Climb_This_Hill โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Every year on January 15th marks a special remembrance for Martin Luther King Jr. as we celebrate his birthday and achievements as a civil rights leader and activist in black history. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € As we remember his heroic efforts today, there are still a few things you may not have known about MLK. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € 1. Martin Luther King Jr. was born Micheal King, and both he and his father changed their name after the German Protestant leader, Martin Luther. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € 2. Martin Luther King Jr. began taking college classes full-time at Atlantaโ€™s Morehouse College at the age of 15 and graduated with his Ph.D. at 25. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € 3. On October 14th, 1964, at age 35, Martin Luther King Jr. became the youngest man to receive a Nobel Peace Prize for resisting racial inequality through non-violence. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € 4. King donated all of the $54,123 (worth about $400,000 today) of his Nobel Peace Prize award to the Civil Rights movement. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € 5. He was the first African American to be granted a national federal holiday. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € 6. Over 1,000 streets in the U.S are named after Martin Luther King Jr. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € 7. MLK was arrested more than 20 times for his non-violent civil rights protests. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € 8. King won a Grammy for โ€˜Best Spoken Word Albumโ€™ for โ€œWhy I Oppose the War in Vietnam.โ€ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € 9. In 2006, the Martin Luther King Jr. National Monument in Washington, D.C. was marked the first monument on the National Mall dedicated to an African-American. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Happy Birthday, MLK. We appreciate all that youโ€™ve done for the black culture and the sacrifices youโ€™ve made to help create equality inside and out of our oppressed community.

9 Things You May Not Know About Martin Luther King Jr. - Blogged By @Climb_This_Hill โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Every year on January 15th marks a spec...

Birthday, Family, and Memes: 22-Year-Old Last Seen Leaving For A Plenty Of Fish Date Found Dead In Maryland@balleralert 22-Year-Old Last Seen Leaving For A Plenty Of Fish Date Found Dead In Maryland - blogged by @MsJennyb โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Nine months after a 22-year-old Washington man was reported missing, skeletal remains found in a wooded area in Prince Georgeโ€™s County, Maryland have been linked to Marty McMillan Jr. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € According to Daily News, back in April, McMillan was last seen heading out for a date with a woman he met on Plenty of Fish. Six months later, remains were found in the woods but werenโ€™t confirmed to be McMillanโ€™s until recently. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € After McMillanโ€™s disappearance, his family launched a search party every weekend to find clues that would lead to his whereabouts. One month later, McMillanโ€™s car was found three miles from last known location. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Police say McMillan was shot several times inside an apartment before his body was dumped in the wooded area. At the time of his disappearance, officials told The Washington Post, that his cards had been used and his last phone call was to the woman he was supposed to be meeting. However, the woman told officials that she didnโ€™t have her phone at the time and she never saw him. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Thursday would have been McMillanโ€™s 23rd birthday. No arrests have been made in the incident.
Birthday, Family, and Memes: 22-Year-Old Last Seen Leaving For A
 Plenty Of Fish Date Found Dead In
 Maryland@balleralert
22-Year-Old Last Seen Leaving For A Plenty Of Fish Date Found Dead In Maryland - blogged by @MsJennyb โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Nine months after a 22-year-old Washington man was reported missing, skeletal remains found in a wooded area in Prince Georgeโ€™s County, Maryland have been linked to Marty McMillan Jr. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € According to Daily News, back in April, McMillan was last seen heading out for a date with a woman he met on Plenty of Fish. Six months later, remains were found in the woods but werenโ€™t confirmed to be McMillanโ€™s until recently. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € After McMillanโ€™s disappearance, his family launched a search party every weekend to find clues that would lead to his whereabouts. One month later, McMillanโ€™s car was found three miles from last known location. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Police say McMillan was shot several times inside an apartment before his body was dumped in the wooded area. At the time of his disappearance, officials told The Washington Post, that his cards had been used and his last phone call was to the woman he was supposed to be meeting. However, the woman told officials that she didnโ€™t have her phone at the time and she never saw him. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Thursday would have been McMillanโ€™s 23rd birthday. No arrests have been made in the incident.

22-Year-Old Last Seen Leaving For A Plenty Of Fish Date Found Dead In Maryland - blogged by @MsJennyb โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Nine months after a 22...