People all over the country stay away from school and work today to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, but how many people really understand his place in history? Everyone knows about his “I Have a Dream” speech and everyone knows he was assassinated, but what else? King did work on anti-poverty measures, affordable housing, anti-war efforts and union strengthening and he was not nearly as popular as he is now. Not everyone agreed with that dream of his. Click here to read more about how some people are working to keep his legacy in perspective.
MLK is More Than “I Have a Dream”