New Alabama bill could end dual celebration of MLK Day and Robert E. Lee Birthday

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A new bill proposed in the Alabama legislature could end the dual celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Robert E. Lee’s birthday.

On April 11, 2019 a bill was proposed in the Alabama legislature that would change Robert E. Lee’s birthday observance and celebration from the third Monday in January – MLK Day – to the fourth Monday in April, which is Confederate Memorial Day.

Read the full bill proposal here:

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