How Martin Luther King Jr.’s story will be told for years to come

By Kurt Snibbe

1964 Nobel Peace Prize winner Martin Luther King Jr. would have been 89 on Jan. 15.

“But traces of bigotry still mar America. So, each year on Martin Luther King Day, let us not only recall Dr. King, but rededicate ourselves to the commandments he believed in and sought to live every day: Thou shall love thy God with all thy heart, and thou shall love thy neighbor as thyself.”

– President Ronald Reagan, in a 1983 speech before he signed the bill making the birthday of King a national holiday. The holiday was first observed in 1986 and not officially observed [READ MORE HERE]

Source: OC Register

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