Martin Luther King Jr Day: A celebration to honor the great
Its 15th of January and the entire US celebrates the spirit and legacy of the civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. The great leader would have been 89 years old today.
The Nobel Laureate, Baptist minister and civil rights activist devoted his life to “Promoting peace and harmony, social justice, and equal opportunities for all Americans”.
Starting in 1971, just three years after the leader was assassinated in Memphis, many US states and cities began to mark the day as “MLK Day”.
American President Ronald Reagan(then) in 1983 signed a draft that constituted a federal holiday in Martin Luther King Jr.’s honor. It was first witnessed after three years in 1986 and from then proceeds to be commemorated on the 3rd Monday of January. The day was picked because it is usually around Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, January 15.
On this great occasion to give him all the honor he deserves here we have compiled a list of most famous quotes by the great leader and a pure soul Martin Luther King Jr.
Here is the list of few of his most famous quotes
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