How much do you know about Martin Luther King, Jr.? AP Photo
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Martin Luther King, Jr. was a civil rights activist whose life we celebrate every Jan. 16. But how much do you really know about the American icon?

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Did you know he was jailed nearly 30 times, that he was stabbed at a  book signing years before his assassination, or that his birth name was not Martin?

There’s a lot more to Dr. King than meets the eye.

Allie Caren About the author:
Allie Caren is the Rare People editor. Follow her on Twitter @alLISTENc.
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