Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and it’s not too late to pay tribute to the late civil rights leader. You can celebrate his life and legacy wherever you are.
Whether you have a few minutes or a few hours, there are things you can do to continue Dr. King’s legacy on this day designated in his honor.
Consider one or more of these activities:
- Watch his historic “I Have a Dream” speech. Share it with your kids or friends. Talk about the first time you heard it and what it meant to you.
- March. You can do this virtually or in person. There are peace walks in Dr. King’s honor scheduled in many communities throughout the country today.
- Read about Dr. King. Click here for a list of 6 popular books about his life and legacy.
- Create a craft with your kids that starts a conversation about peace, equality, and dreams for a brighter future for everyone.
- Take a virtual tour of the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, TN. Find out more here.
- Watch a film about the civil rights movement. Some of these include The Long Walk Home, Freedom Riders, At the River I Stand, and King: From Montgomery to Memphis.