History of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

POSTED: 12:22 PM MST Jan 12, 2012    UPDATED: 10:54 AM MST Jan 14, 2013 
Martin Luther King Jr.

Observed on the third Monday of January each year, Martin Luther King Jr. Day has only recently been a holiday for all the people, all the time. Read on to learn more about the complicated history behind this special holiday.