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Celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through action.



Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - the figure who strived for progress in racial equity and equality during the modern civil rights movement. The only non-president to have a national holiday. A world leader who focused on change and progress. A changemaker working to help the Black community thrive.

Through his actions and his words, Dr. King personified service. Working closely with NAACP, Dr. King and the SCLC organized sit-ins in public spaces and the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963, which attracted 250,000 people to rally for the civil and economic rights of Black Americans in the nation's capital. There, King delivered his majestic 17-minute "I Have a Dream" speech.

Now it's our turn. Below, find ways to honor Dr. King and his commitment to civil rights through actions of your own that will help make his dream a reality.

Use Your Power: Take Action

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I continue the work of Dr. King by promoting equity, not just equality, wherever I go.

- Iassic W.


Today, we see the fruits of his efforts in the progress that's been made over the past few decades - but there is still work to be done before we can say that Dr. King's dream has been fully realized.

People of color are still fighting for voting rights, our system of justice still only works for a few, and the right for every worker to earn a livable wage is still not achieved.

Tell us how you continue to contribute to the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in your community.

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I help my community thrive by giving back to those in need. I strive to rise above the stereotypes about Black men and self-educate to ensure that I know beyond a shadow of a doubt who I am and Who's I am. 

- Byron B.

The Dream to Thrive.

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I contribute to the dream by simply existing. By occupying spaces that have never been occupied before by someone like me or that looks like me – by calling out the inequality of others that are like me and that look like me as well.

- Michelle K.
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