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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
2020-01-20 00:00:00
2020-01-20 00:00:00
Monday, January 20, 2020

Type of event: Celebration

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day recognizes the birth of the civil rights leader who led marches and boycotts for equal rights in the Southern United States. It is celebrated the third Monday in January. His inspiring words and actions remind Americans everywhere to work for racial, economic, and international justice. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a national holiday enacted by Congress in 1983. In 1994, Congress named it as a day of service to the community in recognition of Dr. King’s service to the world community.

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