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 Timeline:  1980 –Stevie Wonder releases “Happy Birthday,” a song celebrating Dr. King and urging a holiday in his honor. It becomes a hit and a rallying cry for the holiday.

Timeline: 1980 –Stevie Wonder releases “Happy Birthday,” a song celebrating Dr. King and urging a holiday in his honor. It becomes a hit and a rallying cry for the holiday.

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Poster of various important events in the life of Dr. King.  Created by a group of youth.

Poster of various important events in the life of Dr. Created by a group of youth.

Young youth shows her talents and knowledge about the civil rights era and MLK Poster Contest.

Young youth shows her talents and knowledge about the civil rights era and MLK Poster Contest.

Timeline: June 26, 1968 – The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Center is founded in Atlanta. The mission is to establish a living memorial to Dr. King, to preserve his papers and promote his teachings. Shortly after, King Center Founder Coretta Scott King, directs the small staff to being planning for the first annual observance of Dr. King’s birthday.

Timeline: June 26, 1968 – The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Center is founded in Atlanta. The mission is to establish a living memorial to Dr. King, to preserve his papers and promote his teachings. Shortly after, King Center Founder Coretta Scott King, directs the small staff to being planning for the first annual observance of Dr. King’s birthday.

The newly erected monument in honor of Dr. King drawn by a junior high youth.

The newly erected monument in honor of Dr. King drawn by a junior high youth.

King, Holidays, Vacations, Holidays Events, Vacation

King, Holidays, Vacations, Holidays Events, Vacation

Happy Birthday Poster for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The NAACP sponsored a poster contest in conjuction with the MLK Holiday. These were some of the posters the youth created to celebrate the birthday of Dr. This was located at Unity Baptist Church after the MLK march.

MLK peaceful or not peaceful activity:

Peaceful or not peaceful activity. First or second grade classroom guidance. Pair with The Peace Book by Todd Parr, Martin's Big Words, or We Are All Born Free. Timely all year but especially International Peace Day (September), or MLK Day (January).

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