Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. are fondly remembered in American history as an activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement, notably for his contribution in advancing civil rights. He is considered as one of the greatest leaders of all time. Influenced by the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi and Abraham Lincoln, Dr King played a very crucial role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience for African-Americans. As a tribute to his great contribution, every year the third Monday of January is celebrated as Martin Luther King’s day. This day is marked as a national holiday and is celebrated near his birthday (15th of January). Schools all over America celebrate Martin Luther King day by arranging activities for students. The day is of great significance and should be utilized to impart the teachings of Dr Martin Luther King Jr. to students. There are a ton of activities that one can organize for students. Here is a detailed list of the 5 simple Martin Luther King Day activities you can do in your classroom.
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