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Martin Luther King Day: How well do you know MLK? Take the quiz!

In the 50s and 60s Martin Luther King Jr., a black Southern reverend who advocated non violent, peaceful resistance, became the voice of the civil rights movement. Test your knowledge of one of America's greatest men in this quiz.

2. King earned his doctorate from Boston University. In what field?

King earned a Ph.D. in theology from Boston University in 1955. He previously had earned a bachelor of divinity from Crozier Theological Seminary in 1951, and a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Morehouse College in 1948, when he was 19.

King earned a Ph.D. in theology from Boston University in 1955. He previously had earned a bachelor of divinity from Crozier Theological Seminary in 1951, and a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Morehouse College in 1948, when he was 19.

King earned a Ph.D. in theology from Boston University in 1955. He previously had earned a bachelor of divinity from Crozier Theological Seminary in 1951, and a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Morehouse College in 1948, when he was 19.

King earned a Ph.D. in theology from Boston University in 1955. He previously had earned a bachelor of divinity from Crozier Theological Seminary in 1951, and a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Morehouse College in 1948, when he was 19.

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