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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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Screencap, Brown v. Board of Education: Mission Accomplished?

A panel of scholars reviews the landmark school desegregation case Brown v. [...] »

Photo, Prisoner 4100, 1872, The National Archives UK, Flickr Commons

Review litigation studies ranging from mental health facilities and jail [...] »

Photo, G. Roberts, sitting in integrated... Sept 4, 1957, J. Dumbell, Charlotte

Examine segregation and desegregation through summaries and the court's [...] »

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martin luther king

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

Logo, Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

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

photographic print, Me and Jim, c1895, LOC

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

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How much do you know about Dr. King?

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

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

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 [...] »

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