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Martin Luther King Jr Day 2019: Who was the civil rights leader and will Trump's government shutdown affect the holiday?

Martin Luther King Jr Day 2019: Who was the civil rights leader and will Trump's government shutdown affect the holiday?Each year Americans celebrate the life of the US civil rights movement’s best-known spokesman and leader on Martin Luther King Jr Day. The movement pioneered by Martin Luther King pressured the American government to end legalised segregation in the United States. This year’s holiday is the second of Donald Trump’s presidency and could clash with the US government shutdown if the closure is not resolved by 21 January 2019.



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What is open and closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day?

What is open and closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day?Federal offices usually closed on the third Monday of every January to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.



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Barack Obama, John Lewis discuss Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy in new video

Barack Obama, John Lewis discuss Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy in new videoFormer President Barack Obama and Congressman John Lewis appeared in a video



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What white supremacist groups look like, 50 years after Martin Luther King's assassination

What white supremacist groups look like, 50 years after Martin Luther King's assassinationThe assassination of Martin Luther King Jr marked the end of an era, but not the end of a fight: Even 50 years after his death, the white supremacist beliefs he strove to dismantle are still alive and well in America, though espoused by a few new faces. While racism can exist everywhere, from the classroom to the White House, many people still associate American white supremacy with the Ku Klux Klan – white hoods, burning crosses, and all. Today, however, the power and size of the Klan is declining.



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Martin Luther King Jr.'s Daughter Reveals Topic Of Scathing Sermon He Never Got To Give

Martin Luther King Jr.'s Daughter Reveals Topic Of Scathing Sermon He Never Got To GiveTwo of Martin Luther King Jr.'s surviving children gave powerful sermons



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Martin Luther King's unfinished legacy is visible in desperately poor Selma

Martin Luther King's unfinished legacy is visible in desperately poor SelmaThe once-bustling storefronts along Broad Street in downtown Selma, where many activists made history, are now mostly empty, and homes and factories sit abandoned.



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The persistence of grace: Martin Luther King Jr., Jan. 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968

The persistence of grace: Martin Luther King Jr., Jan. 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968Martin Luther King Jr.'s life is proof that grace is not beyond our reach here on Earth, if we follow his example. An appreciation by Jonathan Darman.



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Martin Luther King: a life in dates

Martin Luther King: a life in datesWashington (AFP) – Here are key dates in the life of US civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., the pastor, Nobel Peace Prize winner and preacher of non-violence who was assassinated 50 years ago.



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The Story Behind Google's Martin Luther King Day Commemorative Doodle

The Story Behind Google's Martin Luther King Day Commemorative DoodleCannaday Chapman produced Monday's doodle.



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Activists hold Martin Luther King Jr. Day marches

Activists hold Martin Luther King Jr. Day marchesAcross the country, activists, politicians and citizens alike reacted to recent comments made by President Trump during a meeting on immigration that seemed to denigrate Haiti and African nations.



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