Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in Your Community

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Today marks the national holiday that honors the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and with it comes many events organized to celebrate his dream and his legacy. From charity organizations, fairs, concerts, and walks, there’s plenty of ways to take part in this national holiday by getting involved in your community and raising awareness for civil rights.

To find an event happening in your neighborhood, head over to MLKday.gov to search their seemingly endless list of activities, or follow them on Twitter @MLKday for news and updates all day long.

As Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?'”

Photo courtesy of Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS on Biography.com

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