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The meaning of The Martin Luther King, Jr., birthday holiday in 2021

January 14, 2021

By Douglas Haynes Vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion at the University of California, Irvine Monday, January 18 marks the 35th anniversary of the federal holiday in honor of Rev. Martin Luther King’s birthday. Signed into law in 1983 and first observed in 1986, the holiday is a deserving tribute to King for advancing… [Read More]