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10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About MLK Day

John A. Tures | Posted 03.17.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

The battle over MLK Day moved a Super Bowl. Southern states weren't the last to celebrate it. The law making it a national holiday was signed by a Republican President. And you'll never guess who voted for it in the U.S. Senate!

King's Legacy of Peace for Our World

Bernice A. King | Posted 03.22.2014 | Black Voices
Bernice A. King

On the national holiday today, The King Center is calling for a moratorium on violence. Specifically, we are asking that there be no shots fired -- no shooting off at the mouth with our tongue, no shooting off physically with our fists and no shooting off of any type of gun!

Dedicating the Dream: A Journey from MLK's Birth Place to the Nation's Capital

Ben Arnon | Posted 10.12.2011 | College
Ben Arnon

Hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world will journey to the nation's capital to bear witness to the dedication of this new, national memorial.