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Celebrating Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Day is a federal holiday, observed on the third Monday in January every year. The purpose of this holiday is to honor the accomplishments of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King’s birthday was approved as a federal holiday in 1983. By the year 2000, all 50 states had also made it a government holiday. Martin Luther King, Jr. was born...

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

In 1990, President George H.W. Bush established November as Native American Heritage Month. The rich traditions, cultures, and histories of the Native people deserve to be understood, celebrated, and honored throughout the country. During this month, we should all focus on creating a more positive experience for Native peoples by gaining a deeper understanding of their cultures and ways of life. Rich and Diverse Cultures:...