Martin Luther King Jr. had a very important dream — and his dream changed the world. He believed that everyone, no matter their skin color, should be treated equally, and it was this vision that inspired and mobilized millions of people to try to right the wrongs of history. Dr. King’s dream is one we continue to keep alive as we celebrate the life and legacy of the civil rights leader, each and every single year.
This Martin Luther King Jr. Day (January 17, 2022), gather the fam to revisit and marvel at his history-defining speeches, discover his personal history that is often left untold, and join thousands virtually at action-packed events hosted online in his honor. Keep reading for more MLK Day activities for the entire family!
1.Watch the I Have a Dream Speech again or read it with your familiy here: https://www.npr.org/2010/01/18/122701268/i-have-a-dream-speech-in-its-entirety Watch Video I Have a Dream speech by Martin Luther King .Jr HD (subtitled) Duration: 6:47
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2. Discover Things About Martin Luther King Jr. You Didn’t Know. As one of the most celebrated social rights activists on the planet, you might think that there’s not much left to uncover about King and his life’s work, but you’d be surprised how much there still is to learn about one of the most influential figures of our time. Not sure where to start?Treehugger has a great list of little-known facts about this awe-inspiring icon … including the fact that the “I have a dream” part of his historic speech was actually unscripted!
3. Most of us are stuck at home these days, but that doesn’t mean we have to cancel our MLK Day plans. CAMP is offering a free drop-in craft project at all stores on January 17 inspired by the story of Martin Luther King Jr. and the Liberty Bell — or you can join the crafting celebration at home using materials you probably already have.4. Take a Virtual Tour of the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis
On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. was tragically assassinated outside the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, sending shockwaves across the country and the world. Today, the motel serves as the site of the National Civil Rights Museum, which documents a timeline of key events in the civil rights movement and Martin Luther King Jr.’s influential role within it. Watch Video Dr King’s Legacy in Memphis: a 360 Look at the National Civil Rights Museum Duration: 4:21
User: n/a – Added: 4/1/18 Now you can take a virtual tour of the museum to explore exhibits that span five centuries, from slavery to the Montgomery bus boycott, Freedom Riders to Black Power, and beyond. The museum is also hosting an all-day hybrid in-person and virtual event in honor of MLK on Monday, January 17, 2022: Find out more and register here: https://www.civilrightsmuseum.org/king-day