You helped change the world. You certainly changed my world. I have so many opportunities because of your battles.
— Be A King (@BerniceKing) January 18, 2022
Fantastic and educational thread
How did Martin Luther King Jr. get his own holiday? And why was it so difficult to convince politicians that he deserved one? Here's a thread on how it all went down: pic.twitter.com/TtPzJsYl2l
— Jeremy Fassler (@J_fassler) January 17, 2022
Each year, in honor of Dr. King, Americans across the country participate in civic, community, and service projects. Today, @FLOTUS and I had the chance to volunteer at Philabundance, a hunger relief organization in Philadelphia.
— President Biden (@POTUS) January 16, 2022
I don’t want to see any MLK quotes today from Republicans who tried to overturn 2020 election & throw out millions of Black & Brown votes, passed wave of new voter suppression laws to continue insurrection through other means & now blocking critical voting rights legislation
— Ari Berman (@AriBerman) January 17, 2022
Stevie Wonder feeling the bust of MLK in the Oval Office, 2016. Stevie’s song “Happy Birthday” played a big role in the creation of MLK Day. pic.twitter.com/GBcrx3kTos
— Pete Souza (@PeteSouza) January 17, 2022
The family of Martin Luther King Jr. led a march Monday for voting rights in Washington D.C. organized by Deliver Voting Rights in an effort to call for Senate action on the voting rights bill. pic.twitter.com/totwHHoYtl
— CBS News (@CBSNews) January 17, 2022
This beautiful song was a protest song: