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........In a nutshell, Dr. King was a minister who led a very important Civil Rights Movement in this country. Dr. King's birthday is celebrated in the United States on January 17th, which is a Monday this year.
You said that you've already done research, but here's another web site that might be useful. Good luck on your paper.
Generally, I think his holiday is well received in this country, probably more so in certain sections than others. School age kids love it, because they get a day off from school. 42
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It appears you hail from Pueblo. I'm interested in how old you are (i.e. what grade level in school) and where you originally hail from. Dr. King was, and still is a very important figure in recent American History. It might help us provide you with more meaningful information if we have a better idea of where you are starting from.