Tag: Martin Luther King

On This Day in 1968

Martin Luther King, Jr. delievered his “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech on April 3, 1968 at the Mason Temple (Church of God in Christ Headquarters) in Memphis, Tennessee. Toward the end of the speech, King said: And then I got to Memphis. And some began to say the threats, or talk about the threats …

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Remembering Dr. King

The law making the third Monday of January a federal holiday to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was signed into law by President Ronald Reagan in 1983.