37+ Martin Luther King Jr Day Background. Day is a federal holiday that is observed every year in the united states. King was awarded the nobel prize for peace in 1964.
It celebrates the life and achievements of martin luther king jr., an influential american civil rights leader. The civil rights leader was born michael king jr. Day (often abbreviated to mlk day).
For the last 10 years, leadership long beach has celebrated martin luther king jr.
King's birth name was michael, not martin. Day with pastor david mallory of the first baptist church of richland. The day celebrates the birthday of martin luther king, jr., which is jan. The life and legacy of civil rights icon martin luther king jr.