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Celebrated on the third Monday in January, Martin Luther King Day is a national holiday that honors the United States’ most famous civil-rights activist. Also, every February, people in the United States celebrate the achievements and history of African Americans, such as Dr. King as part of Black History Month.  


Use the resources below to learn more about Dr. Martin Luther King and Black History Month.


The Man Who Changed America: A Video about Dr. King

Why We Celebrate Martin Luther King Day

MLK: A Timeline


Why we Celebrate Black History Month

Black History Month in American Activity Guide

35 Books to Celebrate Black History Month

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