Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, "Life's most persistent and urgent question is: 'What are you doing for others?'"
Each year, Americans across the country answer that question by coming together on the King Holiday to serve their neighbors and communities.
The MLK Day of Service is a part of United We Serve, the President's national call to service initiative. It calls for Americans from all walks of life to work together to provide solutions to our most pressing national problems. Read More >>
MLK Day is a chance to start the year off right by making an impact in your community. Use the Toolkits to plan for the Day of Service. Learn more >>
In 1960 when she was just six years old, civil rights leader Ruby Bridges was one of four children to integrate the public school system in New Orleans. Every day, she crossed a screaming mob to enter her classroom.
Posted on 1/12/2012
Reverend Joseph Lowery, a legendary figure in the civil rights movement, marched with Dr. Martin Luther King to overturn voting rights discrimination and worked tirelessly by Dr. King's side in the nonviolent struggle for social change
Posted on 1/10/2012