Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Elk Grove Unified celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Dr. King was universally recognized as a proponent of nonviolence in the pursuit of freedom and justice in the United States. His dream was of America as a country without prejudice and bigotry where people would be accepted based on their actions and not on the color of their skin. Dr. King firmly believed that the road which led to justice, equality, and a new sense of dignity for millions of Black people opened for all Americans a new era of progress and hope.

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