People in Huntsville celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr.


Today is Martin Luther King Junior’s birthday.

Many people in Huntsville are taking the day to remember MLK and the injustices he fought.

He is known as the most influential African American civil rights leaders in the 1960s. King played a big role in the Civil Rights Act of 1964 being passed, which made discrimination in the U.S. illegal.

King was assassinated in 1968.

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