Today is a special day to observe a man who did so many great things for human rights, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.. I hope a great deal of you get the day off to enjoy the day in his honor. But if you are like the rest of us and still have to work, don't forget to take a moment to think about all the wonderful things this man did for equal rights in this country. He died much too young, I am certain he still had many things to change or simply make better. One thing is for sure, today being his birthday, should be celebrated and he should be honored.
If you are looking for the best way to celebrate, there is the annual Kingdom Day Parade happening today at 11am. The route starts at Martin Luther King Blvd and Western Ave, traveling west on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd to Crenshaw Blvd, south on Crenshaw Blvd to Vernon Ave with a festival at Leimert Park.
If you are looking for another way to celebrate, today is the last day for ice skating in Pershing Square.
Whatever you end up doing, just remember why you have today off and what one amazing man was able to accomplish for human and civil rights.
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