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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Luther_King_Jr._Day

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, ...

www.timeanddate.com/holidays/us/martin-luther-king-day

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 ...

www.thekingcenter.org/meaning-king-holiday

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 ...

www.thekingcenter.org/king-holiday

Signed into law in January 1983 by President Ronald Reagan, the national Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday is a celebration of Dr. King's immeasurable ...

www.infoplease.com/calendar-holidays/major-holidays/history-martin-luther-king-day

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

www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/01/16/martin-luther-king-day-with-trump

Jan 16, 2017 ... The holiday will be presided over by a President who scarcely ... Four days earlier, Martin Luther King, Jr., had been shot and killed there, on ...

constitutioncenter.org/blog/how-martin-luther-king-jr-s-birthday-became-a-holiday-3

Jan 16, 2017 ... 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 ...

www.holidays.net/mlk/index.htm

martin-luther-king-jr-header. A Celebration of the Man and the Holiday. ” I have a dream… I have a dream that one day little black boys and black girls will be ...

www.npr.org/2017/01/16/510128843/from-dream-to-reality-the-martin-luther-king-holiday

Jan 16, 2017 ... Cokie Roberts remembers the political climate in 1983 when the bill to give Martin Luther King Junior his own holiday finally passed, and the ...