February 15, 2011

South Carolina Town Sweeping MLK Day Under Rug

It may be a surprise to many people that South Carolina declared Martin Luther King, Jr. Day a holiday in 2000, over 17 years after it was first passed.  South Carolina was the last state to declare the day a holiday.  This is the same year that the Confederate flag was removed from South Carolina’s statehouse dome.  Now, ten years after the Martin Luther King, Jr., Day was declared a holiday, civil rights groups in […]