Martin Luther King Jr Day

Dated: January 12 2024

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a federal holiday in the United States that honors the civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. It is observed on the third Monday of January each year, close to Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday on January 15. The holiday was established to celebrate his contributions to the civil rights movement and his efforts to end racial segregation and discrimination through nonviolent means.

Many people use Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a day of service, engaging in volunteer activities and community projects to promote social justice and equality. It is also a day for reflection and remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy and the ongoing work towards achieving his dream of a more just and equal society. Government offices, schools, and various businesses may close in observance of this holiday.

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Kacie Thompson

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