Top 5 Books to Read for Martin Luther King Jr Day
On November 2, 1983, President Ronald Reagan signed H.R. 3706 into Public Law 98-144, designating the third Monday in January a legal holiday to commemorate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday. Dr. King's widow, Coretta Scott King, spoke at the ceremony, noting her husband's "nonviolent campaigns brought about redemption, reconciliation, and justice." Pick a book from this list -- or read them all -- to learn more about this fascinating 20th-century American leader.