Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr. was an African-American clergyman who advocated social change through non-violent means. A powerful speaker and a man of great spiritual strength, he shaped the American civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s. King was pastor...
January 15, 1929,
April 4, 1968
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (officially Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.) is an
American federal holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. It is ...
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 ...
It took 15 years to create the federal Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday.
Congressman John Conyers, Democrat from Michigan, first introduced legislation
for a ...
“I have changed my position on this vote because I really think that the American Revolution will not be complete until we commemorate the civil rights revolution and guarantee those basic declarations of human rights for all Americans and remove those barriers that sta... More »
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 ...
Coretta Scott King reflects on the meaning of The King Holiday. "The Martin
Luther King, Jr. Holiday celebrates the life and legacy of a man who brought
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.
Jan 19, 2015 ... 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 ...
Jan 18, 2015 ... A Proclamation. A champion for justice, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,
helped awaken our Nation's long-slumbering conscience and ...