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Martin Luther King, Jr. Virtual Birthhome Tour

Boy's Bedroom

M.L. and A.D. shared a room on the second floor. Mornings meant lots of activity in M.L. and A.D.’s room. Christine said their room was always in “great disarray.” Clothing, shoes, games, and toys filled the room. There were always books around, too. M.L. loved to read.

At the end of the day, Grandmother Williams, Mama King, or Aunt Ida would read to the children. Because the women often selected passages from The Book of Knowledge, the children learned about far-away places and people, different ideas, and the world outside of Auburn Avenue and Atlanta.

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Boy's Bedroom
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