Today in Black History: November 2, 1983 “Martin Luther King Jr. Day Declared a Holiday”

On today in 19883, President Ronald Reagon signed a law declaring the their Monday in January, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The holiday always float around the time of his birthday, which is January 15. Some states resisted the holiday by giving it another name or combining it with other holidays. By the year 2000, all 50 states observed the holiday.

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