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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day is an American federal holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. It is observed on the third Monday of January each year, ...

Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday - Infoplease

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It took 15 years to create the federal Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday. Congressman John Conyers, Democrat from Michigan, first introduced legislation for a ...

The Meaning of The King Holiday | The Martin Luther King Jr. Center ...

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The Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday celebrates the life and legacy of a man who brought hope and healing to America. We commemorate as well the timeless ...

The King Holiday | The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent ...

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Legislation for a King Holiday was first introducted four days after Dr. King's ... Reagan, the national Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday is a celebration of Dr. King's  ...

Birthday of Martin Luther King Jr 2017 – Public Holidays USA

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Every January, the American federal holiday of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, officially known as the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., is celebrated. Exactly what is ...

Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Time

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Jan 18, 2010 ... "This is not a black holiday; it is a people's holiday," said Coretta Scott King after President Ronald Reagan signed the King Holiday Bill into law ...

MLK Day: Why on Monday and what was Stevie Wonder's role?

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Jan 18, 2016 ... Here's a rundown of how Martin Luther King, Jr. Day came to be a federal holiday .

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Why Do We Celebrate MLK Birthday On ...

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Jan 17, 2016 ... 15 was the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. However, we celebrate his ... was the bill to make Martin Luther King's birthday a federal holiday.

Martin Luther King Jr. - Black History - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of Martin Luther King Jr., including videos, ... each year on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a U.S. federal holiday since 1986.

How Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday became a holiday

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Jan 15, 2014 ... The fight to make Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday a holiday took 32 years, a lot of campaigning, and guest appearances including Stevie ...

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Martin Luther King Day in the United States - Timeanddate.com

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Martin Luther King Day is a federal holiday held on the third Monday of January. It celebrates the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr., an influential ...

Making of The King Holiday | The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for ...

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April 8, 1968 – Four days after Dr. King is assassinated, Congressman John Conyers (D-MI) introduces first legislation providing for a Martin Luther King, Jr.

How MLK Day Became a Holiday | TIME

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Jan 19, 2015 ... Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day is no long-standing tradition. The holiday is a little more than three decades old, and its establishment ...