Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day honors one man, but it also honors ideals of civic action. How much do you know about this holiday?
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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How much do you know about Dr. King?
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