Saturday, January 19, 2008

Martin Luther King Day

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a United States holiday marking the birthdate of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., observed on the third Monday of January each year, around the time of King's birthday, January 15. It is one of four United States federal holidays to commemorate an individual person.[1]

Stevie Wonder's Tribute to Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

Music legend Stevie Wonder performs the anthem that helped launch the national holiday celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at The Dream Concert held at Radio City Music Hall on Sept. 17, 2007. The Motown Records legend was introduced by urban fashion czar Tommy Hilfiger who helped raise the majority of the funds to build the DC Memorial in honor of the late civil rights icon.



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