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These are some of the biggest MLK Day celebrations across the country

7 monthes ago   |   By KCCI

From Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthplace to the nation's capital, Americans of all backgrounds are honoring the legacy of the slain civil rights leader Monday.
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Al Sharpton blasts Trump for holding no events on MLK Day

Al Sharpton blasts Trump for holding no events on MLK Day

7 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

The Rev. Al Sharpton blasted President Trump for failing to honor civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. with an event at the White House. “There is no official event at the White House to celebrate Martin Luther King Day,” Sharpton said Monday at a National Action Network breakfast honoring King. “This is an insult...
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Famous Martin Luther King Jr. quotes that will inspire you

Famous Martin Luther King Jr. quotes that will inspire you

7 monthes ago   |   By WCVB

We have gathered some of Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous quotes in the hopes to inspire and motivate you in honor of MLK Day.
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King holiday draws out Democratic presidential hopefuls

King holiday draws out Democratic presidential hopefuls

7 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

COLUMBIA, S.C. - As Americans commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.'s contributions to the nation, Democratic presidential hopefuls are fanning out across the country to honor the civil rights leader.
Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., used the holiday to launch a presidential campaign that, if successful, would make her the first woman and the second black candidate to become president.
Meanwhile, an annual rally to observe King's birthday held in the capital of South Carolina, a critical early-voting state in the Democratic primary, will feature two senators expected to seek the White House in...
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Martin Luther King Jr Day: 17 Quotes to Honor the American Civil Rights Activist

7 monthes ago   |   By Newsweek

“I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.”
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