He did not always want to be a pastor.
He was only 26 when he began his career as an activist.
He survived an early assassination attempt.
His “Letter from Birmingham Jail” became an iconic text of the Civil Rights Movement.
One of his most important advisors was nearly written out of history.
When he won the Nobel Peace Prize, King was the youngest person to have ever received the award.
At the end of his life, King's activism was expanding into new areas.