Sunday, January 16, 2011
Martin Luther King Jr. Day to be celebrated on Jan. 17th this year
This year, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day will be celebrated this year on January 17. The Rev. Dr. King was a believer in nonviolent activism and the Civil Rights Movement. He was murdered because of his activism in 1968 and President Ronald Reagan signed the holiday into law in 1983, though it was not formally observed until 1986.
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