January 15th will mark the celebration of the birth of Martin Luther King, Jr., with a National Day of Service throughout the Country. It is also a Federal and State holiday. This year’s theme is “Shifting the cultural climate through the study and practice of Kingian Nonviolence.” This is a sustainable solution to injustice and violence in the world, according to The King Center.
Let us begin the celebration at The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture on January 4th.
Every year, on the third Monday of January, the United State of America honors the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This year, the celebration and reflection of his life will take place on January 16th. It is a Federal, State and City Holiday, and for many New Yorkers, it is a day of service. How will you reflect on the meaning of that day? Here are a few suggestions, with more to be added in the next week.