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Teaching Kids About Martin Luther King, Jr.

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You know Martin Luther King, Jr. was a famous civil rights leader, but do your curious kids want to know more? Impress your kids with these fun facts, plus tips for talking to your kids about race:

Five facts about Martin Luther King, Jr.: Your guide to who he was and what he did, plus watch a stirring clip from his "I Have a Dream" speech.

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Are your kids curious about Martin Luther King, Jr.? How are they learning about him? Tell us in the comments.

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