In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we wanted to take this opportunity to rewind, and share one of our favorite Fun Fact Friday posts! Did you know that Martin Luther King Jr. was a fan of Star Trek? It’s true! Actress Nichelle Nichols, who played the role of Lieutenant Uhura, has told the
Bring the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to your classroom with these resources from Discovery Education Streaming. Dr. King was a pastor who led and inspired millions in the fight for equal rights. Dr. King advocated peaceful methods of resistance to unfair laws, such as boycotting buses that forced African Americans to ride separately and leading a march to Washington, D.C., to call for jobs and freedom for all. Though King was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, his message of freedom and equality lives on.
Did you know that Martin Luther King Jr. was a fan of Star Trek? It’s true! Actress Nichelle Nichols, who played the role of Lieutenant Uhura, has told the now-famous story of when she was considering quitting Star Trek, after the conclusion of the show’s first season. While she enjoyed being on the show, she
DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. – The Man, The Life, The Legacy Everyone knows Dr. King’s birthday is an observed Federal Holiday where the government and schools are closed. Hooray for a day off! – But what was it about this man that made him deserving of a Federal Holiday in his name? Dr. King