Martin Luther King, Jr. was a civil rights activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement.
"I have a dream.."
- In 1964 the Civil Rights Act was passed and KIng became the youngest person ever to win the Nobel Peace Prize.
- King was a fan of the original Star Trek series. He convinced Nichelle Nichols to continue playing "Uhura," an equal and inspirational black character.