Martin Luther King Jr. Day

I grew up during the civil rights movement and remember seeing Martin Luther King Jr. give his speeches on the television. He showed a nation what inspiration and passion for a common goal could do. This movement and equal rights in general remain important events in my life. I may be a financial planner who wants to make finances easier to understand, but I also know it is important to share important dates during the year.

Knowing about important events broadens your knowledge and outlook. Having a broadened outlook and knowledge are great Financial Strategies For Life.

martin-luther-king-jr-quote-sofreshandsogreendotcomThat being said, here is a quiz on Martin Luther King Jr. See how much you know.

Where was MLK Jr. from?

A) Tuson, Arizona  B) Atlanta, Georgia  C) Birmingham, Alabama D) Houston, Texas

When did he become a minister at a church in Montgomery, Alabama?

A)   1954  B) 1956  C) 1950  D) 1958

Who inspired MLK Jr’s non-violent form of protests?

A)   Mandela  B) Buda  C) Gandhi  D) His Father

Where did MLK Jr. March with his followers to give his I Have A Dream speech?

A) New York  B) Washington D.C.  C)Birmingham  D) Charlotte

Did MLK Jr. write Letter from Birmingham Jail? True/False

Did he win the Nobel Peace Prize at the age of 40? True/False

Were there riots and disturbances in 130 American cities after his assassination? True/False

Do you remember where you were during his I Have A Dream Speech?

 

How’d you do on the quiz?

Remember, by empowering others we empower ourselves.

 

 

 

Answers: 1-B 2-A 3-C 4-B 5-T 6-F, (AT 35) 7-T
http://www.lib.lsu.edu/hum/mlk/srs216.html

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Sara Seasholtz, CFP®, was voted one of "50 Most Influential Women in Charlotte" by The Mecklenburg Times in 2011, and she's been a trusted financial advisor to her clients for over 30 years. Have a financial question?ASK SARA!

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