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This Day in Georgia History

April 13, 1944

MLK Won Oratorical Contest

Martin Luther King Jr. won the oratorical contest at Booker T. Washington High School in Atlanta, earning the right to represent the school at the Elks Club’s state oratorical contest. His speech was “The Negro and the Constitution.”