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US nation pauses to remember MLK

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 American civil rights leader. He is most well-known for his campaigns to end racial segregation on public transport and for racial equality in the United States.

Obama Serves Up Burritos in Soup Kitchen as Part of MLK Day Service Event

President Barack Obama and his family honored Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy of service Monday by helping a soup kitchen prepare its daily meals. (January  20th)

 To read more about ithttp://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2542904/Obama-celebrates-MLK-Day-family-volunteering-Washington-soup-kitchen-Americans-honor-Kings-legacy-speeches-marches-parades-nationwide.html#ixzz2r6eeEIbl 

  Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. - January 20th, 2014

The nation is pausing to remember the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with parades, marches and service projects today

 

Celebrating MLK Day- January 20th, 2014 

The Celtics are proud to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Here are several Celtics explaining what this day and MLK mean to them.

 

Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.

January 20th, 2014

The nation is pausing to remember the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with parades, marches and service projects today.

To read more about it:

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2014-01-20/news/chi-martin-luther-king-20140119_1_martin-luther-king-jr-lesson-plan-school-children

http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2014/01/20/nation-honors-mlk-day-through-service-projects-parades/

http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/01/20/happy-martin-luther-king-day/

 

Who was Martin Luther King Jr.?

Martin Luther King Jr. (Mini biography)- History Channel

Martin Luther King Jr. - The Man and the Dream

A longer biography of MLK Jr.

August 28th, 2013:  President Obama Speech at 50th Anniversary of March on Washington DC

I have a dream” speech

President Obama's Address on 50th Anniversary of MLK 'I Have a Dream' Speech. 
Here, Barack Obama marks anniversary of Martin Luther King's 'I have a Dream' speech.
Fifty years after Martin Luther King delivered his "I have a Dream" speech, Barack Obama assesses America's progress.

To read more about it:

http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/08/28/live-updates-on-the-50th-anniversary-of-martin-luther-kings-i-have-a-dream-speech/

http://50thanniversarymarchonwashington.com/

 

The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the National Mall in Washington DC

Covering four acres, the memorial opened to the public on August 22, 2011, after more than two decades of planning, fund-raising and construction.

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