January 15th would have been the 82nd birthday of  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, and around the world today is the day that we celebrate. This is not only a holiday where students are out of school or some may be of of work. This is a very important day for the kids to understand what this man stood for in our life.

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a vital figure of the modern era. His lectures and dialogues stirred the concern and sparked the conscience of a generation. The movements and marches he led brought significant changes in the fabric of American life through his courage and selfless devotion. This devotion gave direction to thirteen years of civil rights activities. His charismatic leadership inspired men and women, young and old, in this nation and around the world.

Dr. King’s concept of “somebodiness,” which symbolized the celebration of human worth and the conquest of subjugation, gave black and poor people hope and a sense of dignity. His philosophy of nonviolent direct action, and his strategies for rational and non-destructive social change, galvanized the conscience of this nation and reordered its priorities. His wisdom, his words, his actions, his commitment, and his dream for a new way of life are intertwined with the American experience.

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We Celebrate the legacy of a very important fugure in our life, and hope that you spread the word to your kids and allow them to learn of  Dr. Martin Luther Kings Vision.

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