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Three Ways to Spend the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
1. Serve Your Community
Find a service action in your community and join up, or rally and march in your town. Take this day to get to know fellow community members and build connections.
2. Learn About the Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement
Read Dr. King’s Speeches or Biography.
Watch the Movies: Selma, Freedom Riders, and Eyes on the Prize.
Watch this short video:
3. Make a Commitment to Stand up to Hate
Dr. King’s life was dedicated to the rights and dignity of all people. His courageous stand against bigotry was an inspiration to all of us. As hate and intolerance rise once again, honor the civil rights leader by making your own stand to stop hate. (share this post)
Ideas from our partners and friends about how to remember Dr. King
A Message from Coretta Scott King: Martin Luther King Jr. Center:
NAACP, Race Forward, and other Racial Equity Organizations:
Embracing the Dream: Celebrating Martin Luther King's Legacy in America Today