Archive for January 4th, 2011

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

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011


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, we 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.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be observed on Monday January 17, 2011. We look forward to sharing this important celebration with you at Martin Luther King Jr. Day on the Net.

Happy holidays,

Louie and the Holiday Elves

Holiday Reminder: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011


Reminder: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday will be celebrated in 2 weeks, Monday January 17, 2011. Remember – It’s A Day On, Not A Day Off!!

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(January 04) Today we’re celebrating . . .  Trivia Day

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Trivia Day
A day to stun and amaze your friends and co-workers with all that useless knowledge you’ve picked up.

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