Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, "Life's most persistent and urgent question is: 'What are you doing for others?" Each year, Americans across the country answer that question by coming together on the King Holiday to serve their neighbors and communities.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
Learn about and plan your visit to the national memorial honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This memorial is located on the National Mall in Washington, DC as a part of the National Park Service and opened to the public on August 22, 2011.
Find invaluable resources about Dr. King and the ongoing efforts to fulfill his great dream for America and the world. Learn the real meaning of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday by reading the essay written by Coretta Scott King.
Read Dr. King’s stirring words in a letter he composed while confined in a Birmingham, Alabama jail. Courtesy of The King Center in Atlanta, GA.