Holiday Invite: Martin Luther King Jr. Day on the Net


Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day!

Holidays on the Net is delighted to invite you to join our celebration of the life and legacy of this great leader.

We welcome you to stop by and learn about the personal and political history of Dr. King and of the civil rights movement. Familiarize yourself with the story of Rosa Parks, the black seamstress whose refusal to give up her seat on a public bus for a white man, sparked the King-led Montgomery Bus Boycott. Listen to the inspiring words spoken by Dr. King when he delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963.

Come review three decades of civil rights history in America — from the executive order signed in 1941 by FDR, banning discrimination by government contractors, to the implementation of an affirmative action program in 1974 by Detroit’s police force. Discover the history and controversy over making Dr. King’s birthday a national holiday, as was finally done by President Ronald Regan in 1983. Then test your knowledge of Dr. King’s early life and lasting political legacy in our newest installment of the Did You Know trivia feature.

Finally, I invite you to share the spirit of Martin Luther King Jr. Day by sending free e-greeting cards to your friends and family or by sharing free MLK coloring pages with your children.

I look forward to sharing this important celebration with you at Martin Luther King Jr. Day on the Net.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be observed on Monday January 18, 2010.

Happy holidays,

Louie and the Holiday Elves

One Response to “Holiday Invite: Martin Luther King Jr. Day on the Net”

  1. Indonesia Says:

    Martin Luther King Jr. is a great person, although I did not know him personally but his ‘Name’ heard all over the world including my country, Indonesia.

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