Why a King holiday?
01/22/2014 6:29 PM
01/22/2014 6:30 PM
With all the hoopla over the Martin Luther King holiday celebration, I think MLK would not be pleased with a couple of items.
First, King would not be happy that some states, such as Arizona were coerced into making the third Monday of January a holiday.
Second, he would not be pleased that the holidays commemorating the births of Abraham Lincoln and George Washington were combined into one day, Presidents’ Day.
Is King greater than these two presidents? I think Dr. King would say no. Perhaps a “Civil Rights Day” honoring all who contribute to this cause would get MLK’s approval.
— Jay V. Beavers, Granbury
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