Martin Luther King Day

It’s a national holiday here in America today  (20th January).  Today celebrates the birthday, the life and the remarkable achievements of Martin Luther King.

Martin Luther King was an activist, a humanitarian, a visionary and a leader in the African American Civil Rights Movement.  He organised non-violent protests against segregation and was pivotal in ending legal segregation in the South.  He led the March on Washington in 1963 where he delivered his ‘I have a dream’ speech and in 1964 he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.  He was assassinated in 1968.

Happy Birthday Dr King

Happy Birthday Dr King

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