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Although the nation will celebrate his birthday on Monday, January 21, today is the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
A number of news agencies are celebrating today with tributes and editorials, talking about Dr. King’s legacy.
Here is a history of Dr. King, courtesy of NewsOne.com.
Here BET.com talks about his rise to leadership.
And here is some information on how the White House will be marking today, courtesy HuffingtonPost.com.