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Martin Luther Kind Jr. Day

January 16, 2023 12:00 AM

The Issaquah School District has no school on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Jan. 16, 2023.

In the United States, Martin Luther King, Jr., Day is observed annually on the third Monday in January. The day commemorates the life and work of Dr. King, who was a Baptist minister and prominent leader in the American civil rights movement. People are encouraged to use the day to “reflect on the principles of racial equality and nonviolent social change espoused by Dr. King.” The holiday is typically observed with events such as marches and rallies and speeches by politicians and civil rights leaders. (Britannica.com). Learn more at: https://www.britannica.com/story/martin-luther-king-jr-day


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