Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day and a City Holiday

mlkThe City of Seattle is closed for the day honoring the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, leader of the modern American Civil Rights Movement .  Through nonviolent demonstrations,  his brave efforts promoted  equality under the law and furthered racial equality for all Americans,  particularly African Americans. In 1964, when King was only 35 years of old, he won the Nobel Peace Prize becoming the  youngest person ever to receive this highest of international awards. For more information on this great American’s life and his outstanding achievements, please visit the King Center website.

We will resume our normal weekday blog schedule tomorrow.