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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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Photo, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, Aug. 24, 2011, ctankcycles, LoC

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Dr. Simon Hall lectures on nonviolent protest as employed by participants in [...] »

Martin Luther King Jr. Birth Home, 501 Auburn Avenue, Atlanta, Fulton, GA LOC

Which locations, open for visitation, are most relevant to the civil rights [...] »

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Explore ideas for teaching about social justice

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Can students learn history through themes that don’t fit the usual approach to [...] »

martin luther king

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

Photo, Woman fingerprinted. . . , 1956, Associated Press, Library of Congress

The textbook is examined as one source among many, rather than a final [...] »

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How much do you know about Dr. King?

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

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

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

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

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

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