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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial opened to the public in 2011, but it's not the first memorial to Dr. King. Take this quiz to find out more about memorials to King nationwide. FIND OUT MORE »

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Textbooks are silent about defining race and racism, even though the modern [...] »

Photograph, Gustevas Roberts, rear, 1957, Jimmy Dumbell, Charlotte Observer

Examine the events which led to and the aftermath of Brown v. Board of [...] »

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Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day! Celebrate this holiday as a day of public [...] »

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Learn more about the Civil Rights Act of 1964. [...] »

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A day of service, commemoration, and evaluation. [...] »

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How much do you know about Dr. King?

Photo, DSCN0681, joelogon, Oct. 1, 2011, Flickr

People can identify (some of) the words of Martin Luther King Jr. Can you place [...] »

Photo, Civil Rights March on Washington, DC , 1963, NARA

To each prophet, a certain way of speaking. Match civil rights leaders with [...] »

Photo, "Peace Plaza. . . ," 2008, Old Shoe Woman, Flickr Commons, cc

Answer these questions about memorials to the life and ideals of MLK. [...] »

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