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‘We Still Suffer Racism’ — Americans Lament On Martin Luther King Holiday

NEW ORLEANS: Some Americans are optimistic that racial discrimination will be history in the future, and Martin Luther King’s Holiday is for them, a symbol of hope.


Martin Luther King Jr Day (MLK Day) also called ‘King Day’ is a federal holiday observed every third Monday of January in the US.


The 2024 holiday coincides with the 95th posthumous birthday of the revered activist, Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.


King was born on January 15, 1929, and he was the Chief Spokesperson of non-violent activism in the Civil Rights Movement that protested racial discrimination in the US.