Martin Luther King Day is a federal holiday held on the third Monday of January. It celebrates the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr., an influential American civil rights leader. He is most well-known for his campaigns to end racial segregation on public transport and for racial equality in the United States.
As a Civil Rights Team, we have put together a selection of resources for you to browse during Roundtable.
Click on the sidebar to see images, take a quiz (for answers, click on the link at the bottom of page), read quotes, and watch some videos about Martin Luther King Jr.
Your purpose for browsing is to answer the following questions: Who is Martin Luther King? What did he accomplish in his short life? Why is he so important that our nation takes a day to honor and celebrate his life?