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Today the United States (U.S) and others around the world who believe in racial equality and equity honour the birth and recognise the life’s work of civil rights icon, Rev Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In the U.S King’s birthday is a national holiday which is commemorated on the third Monday of January.
King was born on January 15, 1929 and died on April 4, 1968 by as assassin’s bullet
On the September 20, 1958 when an attempt was made on his life, what saved him is that he did not sneeze. Here he recounts the harrowing experience: