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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 ...

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.

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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  ...

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The Martin Luther King, Jr holiday is held to observe the birthday of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. King was a key figure in the civil rights' movement and was an ...

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 ...

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Find out how AmeriCorps members get things done all over the country. Learn More About AmeriCorps. Star Background. Portrait of Martin Luther King Jr.

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 .

Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. - USA Federal Holidays Calendar

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Jan 18, 2016 ... In 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated while he was leading a workers' strike in Memphis, Tennessee in the USA. Black people ...

When is Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday 2017? | The Old Farmers ...

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Since 1986, the third Monday in January has been a federal holiday in observance of the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr., a Baptist minister, Nobel Peace Prize ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...