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Happy 95th Birthday to Dr. Martin Luther King

By January 15, 2024No Comments

Most Americans alive today have not had the personal experience of racism that existed in America between the Civil War and the 1950’s – any student of American history who would like a better picture of what it was like to be African American in America during that time period should read James Mitchner’s 
“Chesapeake”. This all began to change in the 1950’s thanks to the civil rights movement. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is celebrated annually to honor the civil rights leader’s contributions to the American civil rights movement. King played a pivotal role in advocating for racial equality and justice, particularly through nonviolent civil disobedience. Here are some key aspects of the significance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day:

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