Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday Information


A Celebration of the Man and the Holiday

” I have a dream…

I have a dream that one day little black boys and black girls will be able to join hands with little white boys and white girls as sisters and brothers

I have a dream today”

Each year on the third Monday of January schools, federal offices, post office and banks across America close as we celebrate the birth, the life and the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.It is a time for the nation to remember the injustices that Dr. King fought. A time to remember his fight for the freedom, equality, and dignity of all races and peoples. A time to remember the message of change through nonviolence

We’ve got stories of Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks and the Civil Rights Movement. So bring your kids and tell your friends. And please stop by again. The next celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be on Monday January 16, 2012.

This Years Theme:

Remember! Celebrate! Act!
A Day On, Not A Day Off!!

“peo ples” © 1997 Zoe Levenglick-Volpe (age 11)

Did You Know?
Three Decades in the Civil Rights Movement: From 1941 to 1972

When is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day?
Here are the dates for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2010-2020

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Story of The Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. the man.

Rosa Parks
The “Mother” of the Civil Rights Movement and the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday
America’s newest holiday celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.

“I Have a Dream…”
Video and Text of Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” Speech”.

The Emancipation Days of Respect
Three days established to promoting unity, respect and remembrance for those who have struggled and sacrificed to help change America’s unjust laws of racial segregation.

April 04, 2008: The 40th Anniversary of Dr. King’s Assassination
Despite the long road still ahead to realize King’s vision, America sees reason for optimism.


MLK Day Presidential Proclamation 
2011 US Presidential Proclamation for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day from US President Barack Obama



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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Coloring Pictures

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