martin luther king jr day

Open Thread: What Are You Doing to Celebrate MLK Day?

Today is the official national holiday to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. MLK was such a powerful and important figure that certain parts of his legacy have become cliché. The most minimal of acknowledgments of Black History Month include his “I Have a Dream” speech....

Why We Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Today marks the remembrance of a legacy that has symbolically spoken for the disenfranchisement of many peoples and realistically impacted the lives of millions of Americans. Since 1983, the United States government has deemed every third Monday of each January Martin Luther King Jr. Day...