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Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

"Make a career of humanity. Commit yourself to the noble struggle for equal rights. You will make a better person of yourself, a greater nation of your country, and a finer world to live in." -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., March for Integrated Schools, April 18, 1959.

Martin Luther King Jr. was a prominent civil rights activist, Baptist minister, and humanitarian. He is best known for his role in advancing civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience.

Monday, January 15, is celebrated to honor his contributions towards racial equality, social justice, and nonviolent activism. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a day of reflection and remembrance and to learn from his powerful messages of love, equality, and nonviolence. It is a day to celebrate his achievements and the progress that has been made in the fight for civil rights while recognizing that there is still work to be done. Now is the time that we help continue the efforts that MLK and so many others helped make a reality—together.

We hope all can participate in their community's celebrations. But, if that is not an option, we have gathered some ongoing learning resources below:

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