Why Does Martin Luther King Jr. Day Make Us Think?

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The March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s famed “I Have a Dream” speech were pivotal events in the Civil Rights Movement. Martin Luther King Jr. Day presents an important opportunity to teach about the history of the civil rights movement and the ongoing effects of racial discrimination in America.

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