MLK’s Inspiring Legacy of Freedom [INFOGRAPHIC]

Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr Day with facts and figures.


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What does the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. mean to you? For most, the late activist’s name conjures up thoughts of freedom and integrity, of equality and fairness for all. In fact, one in three Americans see MLK as the most admired person of the 20th century.
On the third Monday in January, the US marks Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a statement that this inspirational legacy lives on in the 21st century. On this yearly commemoration, Americans citizens come together for a day of service, with hundreds of events taking place around the country. 
This infograhpic from shows a timeline of King’s life and achievements, ending on a positive and hopeful note.

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