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English: Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, Montgomery, Alabama. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
…that by proclamation of then-Governor George W. Bush, 10 June 2000 was “Jesus Day” in Texas?
…that the Christmas carol Silent Night has been translated into over 300 languages?
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No man is good enough to govern another man without that other’s consent.
Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) Discuss
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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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