Although January 15 is the actual birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, today is ML King day. In 1983 President Ronald Reagan signed into law the bill to make the 3rd Monday of January a National holiday to honor Dr. King, remember his legacy and celebrate his achievements.
When you think of Martin Luther King Jr, you remember his tireless work in the area of civil rights. The peaceful marches. The fiery speeches. And unfortunately his untimely death. But most of all, I think of the great “I Have a Dream speech, delivered in August of 1963 from the steps of the Lincoln memorial. In that passionate speech Dr. King challenged us with these words. Continue reading