Monday, Jan. 21 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Here's a list of openings and closings for the holiday.
Martin Luther King Day is being observed today, Monday, Jan. 21. It is a state and federal holiday. Here is a listing of what’s open and closed. Keep in mind that it is always best to check with your local business for their hours.
How much do you know about the civil rights leader?
On Jan. 15, 1929, Martin Luther King Jr. was born. He was a man who would eventually become the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a renowned leader in the advancement of civil rights around the world. Today, Jan. 16, we celebrate the birth of King as a day to promote equality among all people, regardless of background or ethnicity. Among his best-known accomplishments, King was a chief motivator in the movement to end racial segregation in the United States. He was the youngest man to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, and his beliefs in nonviolent activism reflected the work of Mahatma Gandhi. Here’s a few lesser-known facts: 1. King is one of three people to have a federal holiday in his honor, the other two being George Washington and …