Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Christian minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. He was known to eat generous servings of fried chicken, stewed greens, sweet potatoes, and for dessert, a slice or two of pecan pie.

2 recommended recipes by Martin Luther King, Jr.

Southern pecan pie

easy 1h 15m

1 people

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. King’s dessert of choice was pecan pie, holding him true to those Georgia roots. Many folks celebrate his life by eating this Southern treat on his birthday each year.

Buttermilk fried chicken tenders

easy 0h 40m

3 people

Martin Luther King, Jr.

It’s not surprising that a native of the South was a big fan of fried chicken. Those who knew MLK Jr. claimed he particularly enjoyed it as part of a big Sunday meal.

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