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Tuesday: Did you know?


Did you know?

Tuesday

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quotation: No man is good enough to govern another man without that other’s consent. Abraham Lincoln


No man is good enough to govern another man without that other’s consent.

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) Discuss

JANUARY 20, 2014 – MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY –


0a1 aJANUARY 20, 2014 – MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY – 

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is on the third Monday of every January.  Martin Luther King Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American clergyman, activist, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience. King has become a national icon in the history of American progressivism.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was established as a U.S. federal holiday in 1986. In the United States, hundreds of streets have been renamed in his honor.

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