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Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Jan Mon, 2023, See more: Thank You

Today, we celebrate the life and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr., was an American Baptist minister, social rights activist and one of the most prominent leaders in the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. He organized a number of peaceful protests as head of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, including the March on Washington in 1963. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964, and, at the time, he was the youngest person to have done so. 

Martin Luther King, Jr., is known for his most famous “I Have a Dream” speech, delivered in 1963, in which he spoke of his dream of a United States that is void of segregation and racism. King also advocated for nonviolent methods of protest, and he organized and staged countless marches and boycotts.