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"For there is always light if only we're brave enough to see it, if only we're brave enough to be it."

Amanda Gorman:

Youth Poet Laureate of Los Angeles at age 16 in 2014.

National poet Laureate at age 22

Youngest poet to write and recite a piece at a presidential inauguration.

Born and raised in Los Angeles!

Loves libraries and books.

An inspiration to us all.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

What is Martin Luther King, Jr., Day?

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day is a holiday in the United States honoring the achievements of Martin Luther King, Jr., a Baptist minister and civil rights leader who advocated for nonviolent resistance against racial segregation.

Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.?

Martin Luther King, Jr., was a Baptist minister and a leader of the American civil rights movement in the 1950s and ’60s. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964 and, at that time, was the youngest person to have done so.

When is Martin Luther King, Jr., Day?

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day is celebrated on the third Monday in January in the United States. It takes place on January 18, 2021.

When was Martin Luther King, Jr., Day established?

Legislation making Martin Luther King, Jr., Day a federal holiday was passed in 1983, and the first nationwide observance took place in 1986. Legislation for the holiday had been introduced in Congress in 1968 but initially received enough opposition to block its passage, though states and cities began honoring King’s birthday, January 15, as early as 1970.

How is Martin Luther King, Jr., Day celebrated?

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day is usually celebrated with marches and parades and with speeches by civil rights leaders and politicians. Individuals and organizations also undertake volunteer efforts in support of what is often called the MLK Day of Service.

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