The MLK holiday: Branches work to make it work

Petrie, Phil W.
May 2000
New Crisis (15591603);May/Jun2000, Vol. 107 Issue 3, p54
Discusses the history of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Holiday in the United States. Efforts of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to require states to celebrate the holiday; Significance of the holiday for African Americans; Background on the legislation to make the holiday a national one.


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