Who awarded the Nobel Peace Prize to Martin Luther King Jr?

What did MLK say when he got the Nobel Peace Prize?

Your Majesty, Your Royal Highness, Mr. President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen: I accept the Nobel Prize for Peace at a moment when 22 million Negroes of the United States of America are engaged in a creative battle to end the long night of racial injustice.

How did Martin Luther King make money?

He earned just $8,000 a year as a preacher — the equivalent of about $58,000 in 2018 dollars. He opted to return all of the $54,123 in prize money from his Nobel Prize — just over $430,000 in 2018 dollars — to the movement he held so dear.

What did MLK say about truth?

The day we see the truth and cease to speak is the day we begin to die” ― Martin Luther King Jr.

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