When Is Martin Luther King Day

When Is Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King Day is a United States federal holiday marking the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and is observed on the third Monday of January. The day celebrates the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr. He had been a significant American civil rights leader and the pioneer of the campaigns to end racial segregation on public transport and for fighting to bring in the dawn of racial equality in the United States.

How Is Martin Luther King Day Celebrated

The day brings back the spirit in the mind of the Americans to promote equal rights for all Americans. Educational institutions mark the day by enlightening their pupils about the work of Martin Luther King and his struggles against racism. The federal legislation also encourages the Americans to volunteer on citizen action groups on the day.

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