Martin Luther King Jr. Day

2024 Events

Thursday, January 11 - Monday, January 15
Various Times and Locations
Hosted by Governor Walz and Lt. Governor Flanagan 

flyer with an image of MLK and a detailed list of five events

To learn more about the different events, visit Office of Equity, Opportunity, and Accessibility's event page

Background

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. played a critical role in our country's pursuit of equality. He was a nonviolent social activist who led the American Civil Rights Movement from the mid-1950s until his death by assassination in 1968.

For more opportunities to better understand Dr. King's contributions and legacy, visit The King Center's website.

Stone of Hope

a granite statue of Martin Luther King Jr.