Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

By Amanda Kozar Today is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day in observance of the American civil rights leader’s birthday (January 15, 1929). Some celebrate Dr. King’s legacy through volunteering. Others take the opportunity to learn or teach about the civil rights movement and this particular leader’s efforts and philosophy. As a historian, I would be remiss if I did not mention the resources available … Continue reading Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Happy Martin Luther King, Jr Day!

Here’s a roundup of some articles and blogs today that articulate the legacy of King and what his life and activism mean today. Jay Smooth, “Ten OTHER Things Martin Luther King Said” MLK in 2011: Tim Wise, Barbara Ransby, and Michelle Chen by Kai Wright in ColorLines. MLK Day and Arizona Evoke Memories of Selma by Father Paul Mayer in Huffington Post. MLK Morning Roundup: … Continue reading Happy Martin Luther King, Jr Day!