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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is observed each year in the U.S. on the third Monday of January. King was an advocate of peace and change.

Test your knowledge of this important leader as you complete this crossword puzzle. 

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Crossword puzzle and clues


 1.   MLK, Jr’s most famous speech: "I Have a ____"

5.   Name of the movement that sought to extend full equality to blacks (2 words)

8.   MLK, Jr. held a large march in 1965 from here to Montgomery

9.   His wife's first name

10. He was sometimes arrested and sent here.

11. These laws once kept blacks from casting ballots

12. MLK, Jr's profession


2.   City of his birth

3.   The practice of separating races that he sought to end

4.   He led boycotts of this method of transportation.

6.   He won this peace prize in 1964.

7.   He worked to bring equality through __ means.

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