Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: 5 Things You Should Know

19 January 2015 | 1:08 pm On Monday, Americans will observe Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The federal holiday includes a day off school and a call to contemplation on the state of race in America. Below are five facts about the holiday, the ways that people celebrate it, and how in at least one state, Dr. King with grouped with peers not often associated with the civil rights leader.

Here's How to See 'Selma' For Free on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

19 January 2015 | 12:00 pm It took nearly half a century since the 1965 voting rights marches for studios to release a biopic about Martin Luther King, Jr. into theaters. Selma for Students, the movement to sponsor student tickets to the movie, began with fundraising efforts by black business leaders in New York, according to the Washington Post.

Part of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebrations

19 January 2015 | 11:53 am 1960: Martin Luther King Jr. is arrested along with 50 student protesters while conducting a sit-in demonstration at the segregated Magnolia Tea Room located in Rich's department store in Atlanta, Georgia.

How to see 'Selma' for free on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day | New …

19 January 2015 | 12:26 pm (PIX11) Students in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut can see Selma for free on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The Oscar-nominated film chronicles the civil rights-era march led by King from Selma, Alabama, 54 miles …

Closings on Martin Luther King Jr. Day | New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

19 January 2015 | 5:18 am NEW YORK (PIX11) In observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, there will be several federal, state and city closings on Monday. All government and city offices will be closed, including the post office. MLK.

EXCLUSIVE! MTV Will Honor Martin Luther King Jr. By Airing In …

18 January 2015 | 8:01 pm This Martin Luther King Jr. Day, for the first time in the network's history, they'll be airing all of their programs in black and white from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.. The goal is jar audiences enough that they'll begin having, what MTV …

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