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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial opened to the public in 2011, but it's not the first memorial to Dr. King. Take this quiz to find out more about memorials to King nationwide. FIND OUT MORE »

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Screencap, Brown v. Board of Education: Mission Accomplished?

A panel of scholars reviews the landmark school desegregation case Brown v. [...] »

Photo, G. Roberts, sitting in integrated... Sept 4, 1957, J. Dumbell, Charlotte

Examine segregation and desegregation through summaries and the court's [...] »

Screencap, Remembering Our Father: The Story of M. Carl Holman

The children of author and civil rights activist M. Carl Holman—Kinshasha [...] »

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Photo, Woman fingerprinted. . . , 1956, Associated Press, Library of Congress

The textbook is examined as one source among many, rather than a final [...] »

martin luther king

A day of service, commemoration, and evaluation. [...] »

Photo, Russians teaching prisoners the cossack dance., 1915, Flickr Commons

Humanitarian law and history are hardly mutually exclusive. [...] »

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How much do you know about Dr. King?

Photo, DSCN0681, joelogon, Oct. 1, 2011, Flickr

People can identify (some of) the words of Martin Luther King Jr. Can you place [...] »

Photo, "Peace Plaza. . . ," 2008, Old Shoe Woman, Flickr Commons, cc

Answer these questions about memorials to the life and ideals of MLK. [...] »

Photo, Civil Rights March on Washington, DC , 1963, NARA

To each prophet, a certain way of speaking. Match civil rights leaders with [...] »

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