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Martin Luther King Birthday

South Carolina and the Republican Race for Righteousness

Herb Silverman | Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics
Herb Silverman

On May 2, 2000, South Carolina became the last state to make King's birthday an official state holiday. But South Carolina also then created another official state holiday on May 10 -- Confederate Memorial Day.

Martin Luther King Day: The Best Books (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz and Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The third Monday of every January is set aside as a national holiday to celebrate the birthday of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., whose actual birthday ...