Nation Celebrates MLK Day

Today, Americans will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday to commemorate his life and historic contributions to the Civil Rights Movement. What do you think?

“It’s still a little odd to me that the U.S. government takes a day off every year to celebrate its role in MLK’s assassination.”

Louisa Montes • Court Sketch Artist


“I’m glad the government is taking a break from the shutdown to close out of respect for MLK.”

Randolph Grimes • Fire Eater

“That’s weird—I’ve always thought King was a Scorpio.”

Fred Regan • Dylanologist