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
- Coretta Scott King
- Memorials to Martin Luther King Jr.
- Offering Martin Luther King Day www
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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Includes biography, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, timeline, and facts about other civil rights leaders. Infoplease - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
- To Martin Luther King Day of Service www
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.
- Site Martin Luther King Jr. Day at FamilyEducation.com www
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.
- 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.
- Examines Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on the Net www
Examines the long road toward making King's birthday a national holiday. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on the Net.
- Page Annie's Martin Luther King Jr. Day page www
Page reflects on the King holiday from a Christian perspective. Annie's Martin Luther King Jr. Day page.
- Photos A Photographic History of The Civil Rights Movement www
Photos and text from The Civil Rights Movement. A Photographic History of The Civil Rights Movement.
- Did A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum www
Did you know. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum...A. Philip Randolph first planned a March on Washington in 1941 to protest against governmental hiring practices that excluded African Americans from federal employment and federal contracts? A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum.
- Crafts Martin Luther King, Jr. Crafts for kids www
Crafts relating to Martin Luther King, Luther King, Jr. Crafts for kids, Jr. including Rosa Parks stand-up bus, I Have a Dream coloring sheet and children holding hands coloring sheet. Martin Luther King, Jr. Crafts for kids.
- Activities Happy Birthday, Martin Luther King www
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.
- Essays, Martin Luther King Jr. www
Essays, Luther King Jr., speeches, sermons, and history from a decidedly adversarial viewpoint. Martin Luther King Jr..
- Drawings Dr. King Timeline www
Drawings of kindergarten through second grade students, King Timeline, illustrate the life of Dr. King from his birth to his assassination. Click on each thumbnail drawing for an enlargement and statement summarizing the event which it depicts. Dr. King Timeline.
- Full Beyond Vietnam -- A Time to Break Silence www
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.
- Full I See The Promised Land www
Full text of speech given just hours before King's assassination. I See The Promised Land.
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