Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a U.S. federal holiday celebrated the third Monday in January. Sites listed in this section should be suitable for visitors of all ages. Sites provide material related to Martin Luther King Jr. Day, including historical background, holiday stories and poems, graphics, and ideas for celebrating. Sites may also provide information for parents and teachers, such as suggested family activities and lesson plans. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holidays Society.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (officially Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. ) is an American federal holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: Martin Luther King Jr. Day is an American federal holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. It is observed on the third Monday of January each year, which is around King's birthday, January 15. The holiday is similar to holidays set under the Uniform Monday Holiday Act. The earliest Monday for this holiday is January 15 and the latest is January 21.
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- Federal holidays in the United States
- Observances in the United States by presidential proclamation
- Monday observances
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Site helps families broaden their knowledge of King's life and legacy as they celebrate his birthday. Martin Luther King Jr. Day at FamilyEducation.com.
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Page reflects on the King holiday from a Christian perspective. Annie's Martin Luther King Jr. Day page.
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Includes biography, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, timeline, and facts about other civil rights leaders. Infoplease - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
- Learn Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - Remembered www
Learn about Dr. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - Remembered. King's work, life and the difficulty in making his birthday into a holiday celebrating his legacy. Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - Remembered.
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Offering information on the holiday such as how it was created, Luther King Day, a timeline, children songs, and information about Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Day.
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Examines the long road toward making King's birthday a national holiday. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on the Net.
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To support MLK Day of Service as 'A Day ON, Luther King Day of Service, Not a Day Off', the Corporation for National Service and the King Center provides grants to observe the holiday as a day of service. Martin Luther King Day of Service.
- A American Women in the Civil Rights Movement www
A course by the Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute featuring six women in the Civil Rights Movement based on the literature of Eloise Greenfield. American Women in the Civil Rights Movement.
- Captures Civil Rights Events, Strategies, and Forces www
Captures several milestones, Rights Events, Strategies, and Forces, personalities, and influences that helped civil rights in America. Civil Rights Events, Strategies, and Forces.
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Cross-curriculum thematic unit includes background, Tutor: Martin Luther King, Jr., resources, and ideas of implementation. Lesson Tutor: Martin Luther King, Jr..
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Activities across the grades for learning about the life of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Birthday, Martin Luther King, Jr. Happy Birthday, Martin Luther King.
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Essays, Luther King Jr., speeches, sermons, and history from a decidedly adversarial viewpoint. Martin Luther King Jr..
- Author Ether Zone | Martin Luther King, Jr. : Traitor www
Author and radio talk show host Alan Stang argues that King's history and behavior should preclude him being honored with a national holiday. | Martin Luther King, Jr. : Traitor. Ether Zone | Martin Luther King, Jr. : Traitor.
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Full text and audio of King's declaration against the Vietnam war, Vietnam -- A Time to Break Silence, delivered April 4, 1967 at a meeting of Clergy and Laity Concerned at Riverside Church in New York City. Beyond Vietnam -- A Time to Break Silence.
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Full text of speech given just hours before King's assassination. I See The Promised Land.
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