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From the White House:

The Obamas prepared meals for local shelters at the DC Central Kitchen as part of the MLK Day of Service.

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From the White House:

The Obamas prepared meals for local shelters at the DC Central Kitchen as part of the MLK Day of Service.

Learn about his life and accomplishments: 

Entrance to all National Parks is FREE on Monday Jan. 20 in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s Birthday. 

Image description: This picture was taken at the Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. on August 28, 1963. It shows Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., president of the  Southern Christian Leadership Conference, and Mathew Ahmann, Executive Director of the National Catholic Conference for Interrracial Justice, in the crowd.
The march was one of the largest political rallies for human rights in U.S. history, and it was where Dr. King delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech.
Photo from the National Archives.

Image description: This picture was taken at the Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. on August 28, 1963. It shows Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, and Mathew Ahmann, Executive Director of the National Catholic Conference for Interrracial Justice, in the crowd.

The march was one of the largest political rallies for human rights in U.S. history, and it was where Dr. King delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech.

Photo from the National Archives.

In honor of these two, learn about your civil rights.