Martin Luther King Jr. Day

MLK Day Should be Called ‘Civil Rights Day’
Today marks the 31st anniversary of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday observance. Approximately half of those years I have waged a battle to claim the day as a civil rights celebration/observance. As important an icon MLK Jr. is in our history, there are so many others, nameless, because Dr...
Brian Thomas on Martin Luther King Jr Day
"He is the only United States citizen with a holiday in his honor on his birthday." Why?
Why does he merit a holiday in his name? Does King rank higher than Washington or Lincoln who's birthdays were combined for 'President's Day?' We'll be celebrating …
Hundreds Of Students Learn And Give Back on MLK Day
Hundreds of middle school students spent Martin Luther King Jr. Day attending a teach-in about the famed civil rights leader and other historical events, peacefully marching through the South End and volunteering at Gifts to Give on Cove St...