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The Emancipation Days of Respect


In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., three Emancipation Days of Respect have been established to promoting unity, respect and remembrance for those who have struggled and sacrificed to help change America's unjust laws of racial segregation, as well as support and solidarity with victims of slavery and violence.


The Emancipation Days of Respect are ''Humanitarian Day'' (January 15th - MLK's Birthday), ''Victims of Violence Holy Day'' (April 4th - Anniversary of MLK's death) and ''Dream Day Quest and Jubilee'' (August 28th - Anniversary of King's "I Have a Dream" speech)


Humanitarian Day
The first of 3 annual Emancipation Days of Respect honoring the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr. Observed on King's birthday (January 15), the wearing of white is encouraged to show respect and remembrance for all those who have helped change America's unjust laws of racial segregation.


Victims of Violence Holy Day
The 2nd of 3 annual Emancipation Days of Respect honoring the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr. Observed on the day of King's assasination (April 4), the wearing black is encouraged to show solidarity with victims of slavery and violence.


Dream Day Quest and Jubilee
The third of 3 annual Emancipation Days of Respect honoring the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr. Observed on the anniversary of King's "I Have a Dream speech" (August 28). The wearing of black and white is encouraged as a show of respect.









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Daneshia
10:10 02/10/2010
 
i love yu
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BJM
22:33 01/18/2010
 
Thank you very much for this informative website about Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. It is very helpful for web wanderers like myself to pause to reflect and remember.. thank you so much
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jEsSkA from California, US
14:45 05/08/2009
 
he was an awesome guy and he had a great impact on todays culture and society
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etienne johnson from Netherlands Antilles
17:22 03/09/2009
 
i found that martin had lots of rites and respect for other people i saw that he did his bast and now in 2009 everything changed i just wish could tell him that his dream came true
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bob
16:43 05/14/2008
 
martin is a great man



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